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1531-01-02 Earthquake at Lisbon kills 30,000 persons Lisbon, Portugal
C. 2000-06-19 58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck England
3. 2000-07-25 Concorde crash kills 113 Paris
E. 2000-11-19 4 skiers killed in avalanche Austria
5. 2000-12-17 Concorde to fly again France
G. 2000-12-17 10 die in mountain accidents Northern Italy
7. 2000-12-25 2 fall from planes England
I. 2000-12-25 Dinner fire kill 8 France

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2015
04/19 Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes
03/26 Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
03/09 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
03/09 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead
2014
12/30 Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare
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
02/09 Giraffe killed despite campaign
10/20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash
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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Earthquake at Lisbon kills 30,000 persons Map of Lisbon Portugal
Jan. 2, 1531  
  Portugal: The earthquake occurred between 4 and 5 o'clock. The earthquake and subsequent tsunami resulted in approximately 30,000 deaths
Jan. 22, 1709 Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe) Map of Juan Fern%E1ndez Islands Chile
   Chile: Duke, a privateering ship piloted by William Dampier, and its sailing companion, the Duchess. Thomas Dover led the landing party that met Selkirk


year 2000 Top ^

 58 immigrants suffocated in Dutch truck Concorde crash kills 113
. Paris

year 2002 Top ^

 71 dead in midair collision  Prague floods surge to new peaks  Children killed in earthquake

year 2003 Top ^

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

year 2004 Top ^

 Airliner crashes into Red Sea  Deadly airport roof collapse

year 2005 Top ^

 Pope has surgery to aid breathing  Many killed in hotel fire  Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead  Spanish troops die in crash  Floods cause havoc across Europe  Apartment fire kills 16  Romania has deadly bird flu virus  Fuel depot blasts injure dozens

year 2006 Top ^

 Rink collapse kills 15  Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die  Hall collapse traps many. 66 died  Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe  UK troops attacked after copter crash  Subway crash: 41 dead  Magnetic train crashes  Warming 'may cause economic chaos'  No survivors in mine blast

year 2007 Top ^

 47 dead as storm batters Europe  Warming 'very likely' human-made  1,200 rescued from cruise ship  UK fights worst floods in 60 years  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth   63 died from forest fires
Map of Peloponnese Greece
  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.    Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Pelopo...


year 2008 Top ^

153 dead in Madrid plane crash


year 2009 Top ^

 Nine killed as Turkish plane crashes   About 300 dead in strong quake
Map of L%27Aquila Italy
  Italy: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Italy, after a series of about a hundred minor tremors since January.    This quake was caused by movement on a NW-SE trending normal fault. The majority of the damage occurred in the medieval capital city of the Abruzzo region and the sur...
 Death toll rises to 207 in quake   Air France plane crashed Map of Northeastern Brazil
  Northeastern Brazil: The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact.    The plane sent an automatic message signaling a...
 14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Fire threat empties Athens suburb  Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel

year 2010 Top ^

Madeira floods and mudslides kill 43
. Portugal  Flood rescuers search streets and houses  Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead 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   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   Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor   92 passengers and 11 crew members were killed. An 8-year-old boy who is a Dutch citizen is the sole survivor of a deadly Afriqiyah Airways ...  Ash closes airports in England, Ireland BP says oil has stopped leaking. Louisiana Festival stampede kills 19. Ruhr Hungarian sludge reaches Danube. Hungary Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe

year 2011 Top ^

E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
. Hamburg  Outbreak is new form of E. coli

year 2012 Top ^

    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  Cruise captain under house arrest  Deadly earthquake hits heritage sites Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy. Northern Italy  Pilots blamed for Air France disaster

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January 2013 ... more > Top ^
 Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela  Helicopter crashes in London rush hour

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
 Man kills himself in front of tourists at Notre Dame Cathedral

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
 Floods sweep through Central Europe

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
. Austria  At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris  Dreamliner catches fire at Heathrow  Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia   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 Italy coach plunge 'leaves 36 dead'. Southern Italy

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Costa Concordia ship set upright
. Italy  Human remains found on wrecked Costa Concordia

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
  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  Migrant boat capsize leaves 27 dead in Mediterranean  Italy steps up migrant boat patrols  Belgian plane crash 'kills 10' near Namur     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

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
  50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse    Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has... Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub
. Scotland  Pub helicopter crash kills eight

December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe
. Hamburg Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London

year 2014 Top ^



February 2014 ... more > Top ^
  Giraffe killed despite campaign   Denmark: A bid to save a young giraffe from destruction at Copenhagen Zoo has failed, and the giraffe was put down on Sunday morning Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain   England: The latest round of bad weather slammed into west coast with torrential rain. Trucks were toppled, trees were felled

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
  Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports  Italy: Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said

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

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

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
  MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands   Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been decl...  Costa Concordia makes final voyage

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
    500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast   2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe  Greek woman allegedly buried alive by accident, then died

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain
. Madrid  MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch says  Spanish nurse Ebola test negative  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash

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

December 2014 ... more > Top ^
 UK flights hit by computer failure  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds  Scotland confirms case of Ebola Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare
. Southern Italy

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January 2015 ... more > Top ^
 Bid to save second abandoned migrant ship off Italian coast  Abandoned migrant ship Ezadeen reaches Italy

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead    Argentina: Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote are...     Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps   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... Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed
. Southern France   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'  Southern France: The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane'  Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness'  Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz 'made prediction' Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time. Germany

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
 Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent'  Italian PM led calls for more EU action on sea migration   Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes   Italy: Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking
. Sicily Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding. Brussels

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
 'Dozens die' as migrant boat sinks in Mediterranean Co-pilot Lubitz 'practised rapid descent'
. France Airbus military plane crashes near Seville airport. Spain 6 people missing, feared dead after fire at rural guesthouse. Bavaria


63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece




European Union, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2005
Apr.14  Many killed in hotel fire
Aug.25  Apartment fire kills 16
2007
Aug.25
  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.    Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Pelopo...
2009 Aug.23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb 2015 Yesterday 6 people missing, feared dead after fire at rural guesthouse. Bavaria



European Union, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
1864 Jan. 2, 1531 Earthquake at Lisbon kills 30,000 persons
Map of Lisbon Portugal
  Portugal: The earthquake occurred between 4 and 5 o'clock. The earthquake and subsequent tsunami resulted in approximately 30,000 deaths
2002 Oct.31  Children killed in earthquake 2009 Apr.5 About 300 dead in strong quake Map of L%27Aquila Italy
  Italy: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Italy, after a series of about a hundred minor tremors since January.    This quake was caused by movement on a NW-SE trending normal fault. The majority of the damage occurred in the medieval capital city of the Abruzzo region and the sur...
Apr.7  Death toll rises to 207 in quake 2012 May.19  Deadly earthquake hits heritage sites May.29 Deadly earthquake hits northern Italy. Northern Italy



European Union, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2013 Jul.28 Italy coach plunge 'leaves 36 dead'
. Southern Italy



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2005 Feb.24  Pope has surgery to aid breathing Oct.15  Romania has deadly bird flu virus 2006 Feb.11  Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe 2011 May.30 E. coli infections kill 6, sicken hundreds
. Hamburg Jun.2  Outbreak is new form of E. coli 2014 Oct.6 Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain. Madrid Oct.19  Spanish nurse Ebola test negative Dec.29  Scotland confirms case of Ebola



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2007 Apr.5  1,200 rescued from cruise ship 2012 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 Jan.17  Cruise captain under house arrest 2013 Jul.20  Italian court convicts 5 for Costa Concordia Sep.16 Costa Concordia ship set upright. Italy Sep.26  Human remains found on wrecked Costa Concordia 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 Oct.11  Migrant boat capsize leaves 27 dead in Mediterranean Oct.13  Italy steps up migrant boat patrols 2014 May.23  US ship finds hull of missing yacht Jul.27  Costa Concordia makes final voyage Sep.15   500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast   2 heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe Oct.19  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Dec.28  Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds Dec.30 Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare. Southern Italy 2015 Jan.1  Bid to save second abandoned migrant ship off Italian coast Jan.2  Abandoned migrant ship Ezadeen reaches Italy Apr.19  Italian PM led calls for more EU action on sea migration Apr.19 Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes   Italy: Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea Apr.20 Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking. Sicily Apr.23 Mediterranean migrants crisis: EU triples funding. Brussels May. 5  'Dozens die' as migrant boat sinks in Mediterranean



European Union, Disasters Volcano Timeline ... See World Volcano timeline Top ^
2010 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 May.16  Ash closes airports in England, Ireland



European Union, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2006 Nov.22  No survivors in mine blast



European Union, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
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 2007 Jan.18  47 dead as storm batters Europe 2010 Feb.28  Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead Dec.24 Snow paralyses transport in W. Europe
2013 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 Dec.6 Deadly storm and tidal surge batter northern Europe. Hamburg 2014 Feb.12 Storm with 106-mph gusts slams flooded Britain   England: The latest round of bad weather slammed into west coast with torrential rain. Trucks were toppled, trees were felled



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



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



European Union, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2014 Feb.9 Giraffe killed despite campaign   Denmark: A bid to save a young giraffe from destruction at Copenhagen Zoo has failed, and the giraffe was put down on Sunday morning Nov.13  Young tiger prowling near Disneyland Paris



European Union, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2000 Jul.25 Concorde crash kills 113
. Paris 2002 Jul.1  71 dead in midair collision 2004 Jan.2  Airliner crashes into Red Sea 2005 Aug.14  Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead Aug.16  Spanish troops die in crash 2006 Jan.19  Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die May.6  UK troops attacked after copter crash 2008 Aug.20 153 dead in Madrid plane crash 2009 Feb.25  Nine killed as Turkish plane crashes Jun.1 Air France plane crashed Map of Northeastern Brazil
  Northeastern Brazil: The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact.    The plane sent an automatic message signaling a...
Aug.8  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died 2010 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 May.12 Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor   92 passengers and 11 crew members were killed. An 8-year-old boy who is a Dutch citizen is the sole survivor of a deadly Afriqiyah Airways ... 2012 Jul.5  Pilots blamed for Air France disaster 2013 Jan.5  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela Jan.16  Helicopter crashes in London rush hour Jul.2 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight. Austria Jul.12  Dreamliner catches fire at Heathrow Oct.19  Belgian plane crash 'kills 10' near Namur Nov.29 Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub. Scotland Nov.30  Pub helicopter crash kills eight 2014 Mar.8   Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports  Italy: Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said Jul.23   MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands   Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been decl... Oct.9  MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch says Oct.20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash Dec.12  UK flights hit by computer failure 2015 Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead    Argentina: Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote are... Mar.24   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps   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... Mar.25 Pilot was locked out of cockpit moments before plane crashed. Southern France Mar.27  Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz 'hid illness' Mar.28  Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz 'made prediction' Mar.30 Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot suicidal at one time. Germany Apr.3  Co-pilot Lubitz 'accelerated descent' May. 6 Co-pilot Lubitz 'practised rapid descent'. France May. 9 Airbus military plane crashes near Seville airport. Spain



European Union, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2006 Oct.30  Warming 'may cause economic chaos' 2007 Feb.1  Warming 'very likely' human-made 2010 Jul.15 BP says oil has stopped leaking
. Louisiana Oct.7 Hungarian sludge reaches Danube. Hungary



European Union, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2004 May.23  Deadly airport roof collapse 2006 Jan.2  Rink collapse kills 15 Jan.28  Hall collapse traps many. 66 died 2013 Nov.21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse    Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has... Dec.19 Apollo Theatre roof collapses in London




European Union, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2013 May.21  Man kills himself in front of tourists at Notre Dame Cathedral 2015 Mar.26   Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'  Southern France: The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane'



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



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2006 Jul.3  Subway crash: 41 dead Sep.22  Magnetic train crashes 2009 Jun.29  14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast Dec.18  Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel 2013 Jul.12  At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris 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



European Union, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
1881 Jan. 22, 1709 Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe)
Map of Juan Fern%E1ndez Islands Chile
   Chile: Duke, a privateering ship piloted by William Dampier, and its sailing companion, the Duchess. Thomas Dover led the landing party that met Selkirk
2010 Feb.21  Flood rescuers search streets and houses 2014 Jun.19 German caver Johann Westhauser surfaces. Bavaria



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2007 Aug.3  Farm infected with foot-and-mouth



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2005 Dec.11  Fuel depot blasts injure dozens