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B. 02-04 Zika virus pregnancy case confirmed in Spain - first in Europe Catalonia, Spain
2. 02-01 Rescuers tow capsized cargo ship before it hits French coast Landes, Southern France
01-31 Migrant crisis: More than 10,000 children 'missing' European Union
4. 01-31 Experts in last attempt to salvage drifting ship off France Landes, Southern France
F. 01-30 Slovenia 50-car pile-up leaves four dead Ljubljana, Slovenia
G. 01-26 Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site Bure, France
H. 01-19 Paris Ritz: Fire under control at world-famous hotel
I. 01-18 Avalanche killed five French Foreign Legionnaires Valfrejus, Southern France

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Time Disasters Aviation Disasters
2015
11/14 10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derails in east
10/30 Romanian nightclub fire leaves 27 dead
08/22 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow
04/14 Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
08/22 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
2014
09/15 500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast
07/23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands
03/08 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
02/12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain
07/23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands
03/08 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
2013
12/19 Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London
12/06 Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe
11/29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub
11/21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse
10/28 Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe
10/03 Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck
09/16 Costa Concordia ship set upright
07/24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia
11/29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub
07/02 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
2012
05/29 Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy
01/13 Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
Aviation Disasters
2012 2012
Aviation Disasters
2011
05/30 E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
Aviation Disasters
2011 2011
Aviation Disasters
2010
12/24 Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe
10/07 Hungarian sludge reaches Danube
07/24 Festival stampede kills 19
07/15 BP says oil has stopped leaking
05/12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
04/17 Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
12/24 Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe
05/12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
2009
08/23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb
06/01 Air France plane crashed
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
06/01 Air France plane crashed
2008
08/20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash
08/20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash
2007
08/25 63 died from forest fires
07/23 UK fights worst floods in 60 years
02/01 Warming 'very likely' human-made
01/18 47 dead as storm batters Europe
Aviation Disasters
2007 2007
Aviation Disasters
2006
02/11 Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe
01/28 Hall collapse traps many. 66 died
01/02 Rink collapse kills 15
Aviation Disasters
2006 2006
Aviation Disasters
2005
08/25 Apartment fire kills 16
08/24 Floods cause havoc across Europe
08/14 Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead
08/14 Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead
2004
05/23 Deadly airport roof collapse
Aviation Disasters
2004 2004
Aviation Disasters
2003
08/14 10,000 dead in heat wave
Aviation Disasters
2003 2003
Aviation Disasters
2002
10/31 Children killed in earthquake
08/13 Prague floods surge to new peaks
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
07/01 71 dead in midair collision
2000
07/25 Concorde crash kills 113
06/19 58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck
07/25 Concorde crash kills 113

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Zika virus pregnancy case confirmed in Spain - first in Europe Map of Catalonia Spain


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Yesterday  
  Spain has confirmed that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus - the first such case in Europe
Mon. Rescuers tow capsized cargo ship before it hits French coast. Southern France

January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sun.   Migrant crisis: More than 10,000 children 'missing'  More than 10,000 migrant children may have disappeared after arriving in Europe over the past two years, the EU's police intelligence unit s...  Experts in last attempt to salvage drifting ship off France Sat.  Slovenia 50-car pile-up leaves four dead Jan. 28  Migrant crisis: 24 drown off Samos island near Turkey Jan. 26  Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site Jan. 17 France drug trial: Brain-dead man dies in hospital
Jan. 15  France clinical trial: 90 given drug, one man brain-dead

year 2015 Top ^



December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.26  UK floods: Homes evacuated amid heavy rain

November 2015 ... more > Top ^
Nov.14   10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derails in east   France: A high-speed TGV train has derailed near the eastern French city of Strasbourg, killing at least seven people on a new Paris-Strasbourg line

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.30   Romanian nightclub fire leaves 27 dead
Map of Colectiv Bucharest Romania
  162 more were injured when a fire broke out in Bucharest late Friday. There were 300 to 400 people in the Colectiv, a large room with a stage
Oct.23  France bus crash: 43 Pensioners killed in truck collision

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.20  Dozens of refugees feared dead after boat incidents in Aegean Sea

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.27 Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds
Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry Aug.22  Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow Map of Brighton United Kingdom
  England: Hawker Hunter fighter jet participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton, came down on a highway where it hit several vehicles as it crashed
 Pilot 'fighting for life'. It was possible more bodies could be found as searches continue
Aug.15  More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Aug.5 MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib. Malaysia Aug.1  Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.19  'Plane stowaway' body found on Richmond roof Jun.16  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.23  Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding Apr.20  Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Apr.19 Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes
. Italy Apr.16  Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Apr.14     Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144.    More than 8,000 have bee...


March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.30  Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time Mar.26 Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
. Southern France Mar.25  Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed Mar.24     Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Map of Digne France
  Southern France: Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew.    No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. ...
Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead. Argentina

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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.30  Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare Dec.29  Scotland confirms case of Ebola Dec.28  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.13  Young tiger prowling near Disneyland Paris

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.20  Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash Oct.19  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Oct.6  Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.15 500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast


July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.27  Costa Concordia makes final voyage Jul.23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands


June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.19  10 die in flooding in Bulgaria after heavy rain  German caver Johann Westhauser surfaces

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.23  US ship finds hull of missing yacht

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.8 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
. Italy

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain
. England Feb.9 Giraffe killed despite campaign. Denmark

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Dec.19 Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London
Dec.6 Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe. Hamburg Nov.30  Pub helicopter crash kills eight Nov.29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub. Scotland Nov.21   50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
   Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said.    A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown ...
Oct.28     Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe
Map of Kent United Kingdom  England: A major Atlantic storm packing hurricane-force winds pummeled England, France, Belgium and the Netherlands, knocking out power to 220,000 homes Oct.3     Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck
Map of Lampedusa Italy  Southern Italy: At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa Sep.16 Costa Concordia ship set upright. Italy Jul.28 Italy coach plunge 'leaves 36 dead'. Southern Italy Jul.24   At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia Map of Galicia Spain  Spain: A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 60 people and injuring many more. It is the worst rail accident in Spain in four decades Jul.12  At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris Jul.2 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight. Austria Jun.12  Floods sweep through Central Europe May.21  Man kills himself in front of tourists at Notre Dame Cathedral Jan.5  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela

year 2012 Top ^

Jul.5  Pilots blamed for Air France disaster May.29 Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy
. Northern Italy May.19  Deadly earthquake hits heritage sites Jan.17  Cruise captain under house arrest Jan.13     Cruise ship runs aground in Italy Map of Giglio island Italy  At least six people are reported dead after the Costa Concordia carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground off Italy

year 2011 Top ^

Jun.2  Outbreak is new form of E. coli May.30  E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.24  Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe Oct.7  Hungarian sludge reaches Danube Jul.24  Festival stampede kills 19 Jul.15  BP says oil has stopped leaking May.16  Ash closes airports in England, Ireland May.12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Apr.17   Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos    Iceland: A cloud from an Icelandic volcano continued to blanket Europe, shutting down airspace in 23 countries and causing misery for millions of travelers Apr.10 Polish president died in plane crash Map of Smolensk Russia   Russia: Tupolev 154, carrying Lech Kaczynski, has crashed near a Russian airport. 87 people were killed; there were no survivors Feb.28  Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead Feb.21  Flood rescuers search streets and houses Feb.20  Madeira floods and mudslides kill 43

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.18  Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel Aug.23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb
Aug.8  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.29  14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast Jun.1   Air France plane crashed   Northeastern Brazil: The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact Apr.7  Death toll rises to 207 in quake Apr.5   About 300 dead in strong quake   Italy: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Italy, after a series of about a hundred minor tremors since January Feb.25  Nine killed as Turkish plane crashes

year 2008 Top ^

Aug.20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash


year 2007 Top ^

Aug.25   63 died from forest fires   Greece: The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country Aug.3  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth Jul.23  UK fights worst floods in 60 years Apr.5  1,200 rescued from cruise ship Feb.1  Warming 'very likely' human-made Jan.18  47 dead as storm batters Europe

year 2006 Top ^

Feb.11  Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe Jan.28  Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Jan.2  Rink collapse kills 15

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.25  Apartment fire kills 16 Aug.24  Floods cause havoc across Europe Aug.14  Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead

year 2004 Top ^

May.23  Deadly airport roof collapse

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.14     10,000 dead in heat wave  France: Paris morgues are full and air conditioned tents have been set up to hold bodies

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.31  Children killed in earthquake Aug.13  Prague floods surge to new peaks Jul.1  71 dead in midair collision

year 2000 Top ^

Jul.25  Concorde crash kills 113 Jun.19  58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck
before year 2000
Sep. 28, 1994   MS Estonia disaster   A cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg Mar. 27, 1977   Tenerife airport disaster   Spain: The fatal runway collision between two Boeing 747s killed 583 people. KLM flight tried to take off while the Pan Am flight was still on the ... Mar. 3, 1974   Turkish Airlines Flight 981 disaster   France: A McDonnell Douglas DC-10 crashed outside Paris, killing all 346 people on board. The crash was caused when an improperly secured cargo door May. 6, 1937 Explosion of the Hindenburg   New Jersey: The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died Dec. 12, 1917 Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment
. Southern France Apr. 14, 1912     S.S. Titanic sank   Maritime Provinces: RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage Dec. 28, 1908 1908 Messina earthquake. Southern Italy Feb. 15, 1898   U.S.S. Maine blown up    Cuba: The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew Feb. 2, 1709  Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe) Feb. 26, 1531 Earthquake at Lisbon kills 30,000 persons. Portugal


Romanian nightclub fire leaves 27 dead Map of Colectiv Bucharest Romania




European Union, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2015
Oct.30
  162 more were injured when a fire broke out in Bucharest late Friday. There were 300 to 400 people in the Colectiv, a large room with a stage
2009 Aug.23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb 2007 Aug.25 63 died from forest fires   Greece: The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country 2005 Aug.25  Apartment fire kills 16



European Union, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2012 May.29 Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy
. Northern Italy May.19  Deadly earthquake hits heritage sites 2009 Apr.7  Death toll rises to 207 in quake Apr.5 About 300 dead in strong quake   Italy: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Italy, after a series of about a hundred minor tremors since January 2002 Oct.31  Children killed in earthquake 1908 tr> Dec. 28, 1908 1908 Messina earthquake. Southern Italy 1864 Feb. 26, 1531 Earthquake at Lisbon kills 30,000 persons. Portugal



European Union, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2016 Sat.  Slovenia 50-car pile-up leaves four dead 2015 Oct.23  France bus crash: 43 Pensioners killed in truck collision Aug.27 Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry
2013 Jul.28 Italy coach plunge 'leaves 36 dead'. Southern Italy



European Union, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2016 Yesterday Zika virus pregnancy case confirmed in Spain - first in Europe
Map of Catalonia Spain
  Spain has confirmed that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus - the first such case in Europe
Jan. 17 France drug trial: Brain-dead man dies in hospital Jan. 15  France clinical trial: 90 given drug, one man brain-dead 2014 Dec.29  Scotland confirms case of Ebola Oct.6  Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain 2011 Jun.2  Outbreak is new form of E. coli May.30  E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds 2006 Feb.11  Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe



European Union, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2016 Mon. Rescuers tow capsized cargo ship before it hits French coast
. Southern France Sun.  Experts in last attempt to salvage drifting ship off France Jan. 28  Migrant crisis: 24 drown off Samos island near Turkey 2015 Sep.20  Dozens of refugees feared dead after boat incidents in Aegean Sea Aug.27 Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds Aug.22  Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Aug.15  More than 40 migrants died in overcrowded boat Apr.23  Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding Apr.20  Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking Apr.19 Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes. Italy Apr.16  Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard Apr.14   Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144.    More than 8,000 have bee...
2014 Dec.30  Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare Dec.28  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds Oct.19  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Sep.15 500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast Jul.27  Costa Concordia makes final voyage May.23  US ship finds hull of missing yacht 2013 Oct.3   Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck
Map of Lampedusa Italy  Southern Italy: At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa Sep.16 Costa Concordia ship set upright. Italy 2012 Jan.17  Cruise captain under house arrest Jan.13   Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
Map of Giglio island Italy  At least six people are reported dead after the Costa Concordia carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground off Italy 2007 Apr.5  1,200 rescued from cruise ship 1994 Sep. 28, 1994   MS Estonia disaster   A cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg 1912 Apr. 14, 1912   S.S. Titanic sank   Maritime Provinces: RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage 1898 Feb. 15, 1898   U.S.S. Maine blown up    Cuba: The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew



European Union, Disasters Volcano Timeline ... See World Volcano timeline Top ^
2010 May.16  Ash closes airports in England, Ireland Apr.17   Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos    Iceland: A cloud from an Icelandic volcano continued to blanket Europe, shutting down airspace in 23 countries and causing misery for millions of travelers



European Union, Disasters Missing Person Timeline ... See World Missing Person timeline Top ^
2016 Sun.   Migrant crisis: More than 10,000 children 'missing'  More than 10,000 migrant children may have disappeared after arriving in Europe over the past two years, the EU's police intelligence unit s...



European Union, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2014 Feb.12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain
. England 2013 Dec.6 Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe. Hamburg Oct.28   Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe Map of Kent United Kingdom  England: A major Atlantic storm packing hurricane-force winds pummeled England, France, Belgium and the Netherlands, knocking out power to 220,000 homes 2010 Dec.24  Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe Feb.28  Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead 2007 Jan.18  47 dead as storm batters Europe 2003 Aug.14   10,000 dead in heat wave  France: Paris morgues are full and air conditioned tents have been set up to hold bodies



European Union, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2016 Jan. 26  Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site



European Union, Disasters Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2010 Jul.24  Festival stampede kills 19



European Union, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2015 Dec.26  UK floods: Homes evacuated amid heavy rain 2014 Jun.19  10 die in flooding in Bulgaria after heavy rain 2013 Jun.12  Floods sweep through Central Europe 2010 Feb.20  Madeira floods and mudslides kill 43 2007 Jul.23  UK fights worst floods in 60 years 2005 Aug.24  Floods cause havoc across Europe 2002 Aug.13  Prague floods surge to new peaks



European Union, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2015 Aug.22 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow
Map of Brighton United Kingdom
  England: Hawker Hunter fighter jet participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton, came down on a highway where it hit several vehicles as it crashed
 Pilot 'fighting for life'. It was possible more bodies could be found as searches continue
Aug.5 MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib. Malaysia Aug.1  Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility Jun.19  'Plane stowaway' body found on Richmond roof Mar.30  Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time Mar.25  Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed Mar.24   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Map of Digne France
  Southern France: Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew.    No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. ...
Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead. Argentina 2014 Oct.20  Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash Jul.23 MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands Mar.8 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports. Italy 2013 Nov.30  Pub helicopter crash kills eight Nov.29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub. Scotland Jul.2 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight. Austria Jan.5  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela 2012 Jul.5  Pilots blamed for Air France disaster 2010 May.12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor Apr.10 Polish president died in plane crash Map of Smolensk Russia   Russia: Tupolev 154, carrying Lech Kaczynski, has crashed near a Russian airport. 87 people were killed; there were no survivors 2009 Aug.8  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.1 Air France plane crashed   Northeastern Brazil: The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact Feb.25  Nine killed as Turkish plane crashes 2008 Aug.20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash 2005 Aug.14  Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead 2002 Jul.1  71 dead in midair collision 2000 Jul.25  Concorde crash kills 113 1977 Mar. 27, 1977 Tenerife airport disaster   Spain: The fatal runway collision between two Boeing 747s killed 583 people. KLM flight tried to take off while the Pan Am flight was still on the ... 1974 Mar. 3, 1974 Turkish Airlines Flight 981 disaster   France: A McDonnell Douglas DC-10 crashed outside Paris, killing all 346 people on board. The crash was caused when an improperly secured cargo door 1937 May. 6, 1937 Explosion of the Hindenburg   New Jersey: The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died



European Union, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2014 Nov.13  Young tiger prowling near Disneyland Paris Feb.9 Giraffe killed despite campaign
. Denmark



European Union, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2010 Oct.7  Hungarian sludge reaches Danube Jul.15  BP says oil has stopped leaking 2007 Feb.1  Warming 'very likely' human-made



European Union, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2015 Jun.16  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people 2013 Dec.19 Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London
Nov.21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
   Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said.    A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown ...
2006 Jan.28  Hall collapse traps many. 66 died Jan.2  Rink collapse kills 15 2004 May.23  Deadly airport roof collapse



European Union, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2015 Mar.26 Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
. Southern France 2013 May.21  Man kills himself in front of tourists at Notre Dame Cathedral



European Union, Disasters Refugees Timeline ... See World Refugees timeline Top ^
2000 Jun.19  58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck



European Union, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2015 Nov.14 10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derails in east   France: A high-speed TGV train has derailed near the eastern French city of Strasbourg, killing at least seven people on a new Paris-Strasbourg line 2013 Jul.24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia Map of Galicia Spain  Spain: A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 60 people and injuring many more. It is the worst rail accident in Spain in four decades Jul.12  At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris 2009 Dec.18  Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel Jun.29  14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast 1917 Dec. 12, 1917 Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment. Southern France



European Union, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2014 Jun.19  German caver Johann Westhauser surfaces 2010 Feb.21  Flood rescuers search streets and houses 1881 Feb. 2, 1709  Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe)



European Union, Disasters Foot and Mouth Timeline ... See World Foot and Mouth timeline Top ^
2007 Aug.3  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth