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B. 09-29 Train station crash: One dead and dozens hurt in New Jersey
C. 09-25 Miami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash
D. 09-22 Pennsylvania man crawls to safety three days after car crash
E. 09-21 Puerto Rico: Huge blackout after power plant fire
F. 09-16 Florida sinkhole causes radioactive water to leak into aquifer Mosaic's New Wales, Mulberry, FL, Florida
6. 09-03 US storm Hermine: Eastern states brace for heavy rain Virginia
7. 09-02 Florida coast battered by Hurricane Hermine
09-01 Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast Cedar Key, Florida
J. 09-01 SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch Cape Canaveral, Florida

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2016
West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued...
East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
Aviation Disasters
2016 2016
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2016 2016
War & Army
2015
US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destr...
US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Ce...
Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma ...
US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 ki...
US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destr...
US admits snow forecast errors
Aviation Disasters
2015 2015
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
2014
Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Many killed by a landslide in US state of Was...
Storm bears down on US east coast
'Polar vortex' grips North America
Storm bears down on US east coast
'Polar vortex' grips North America
Aviation Disasters
2014 2014
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2014 2014
War & Army
2013
Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite
Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant
Crippled cruise ship reaches land
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
'Historic' snowstorm blankets US
Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails
Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
War & Army
2013 2013
War & Army
2012
40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos
Severe flooding as Sandy strikes
40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos
Aviation Disasters
2012 2012
Aviation Disasters
US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
2011
Huge storm tears across New York
Death toll from storms in South nears 300
Huge storm tears across New York
Death toll from storms in South nears 300
Aviation Disasters
2011 2011
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2011 2011
War & Army
2010
BP says oil has stopped leaking
Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster'
Oil spill after blast on oil rig
Blast killed at least 25 miners
Weather Related
2010 2010
Weather Related
Aviation Disasters
2010 2010
Aviation Disasters
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
2009
'Balloon boy' found alive at home
85 deaths reported after quake
Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River
Weather Related
2009 2009
Weather Related
'Balloon boy' found alive at home
50 die after plane crashes into house
Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River
War & Army
2009 2009
War & Army
2008
24 killed, 135 injured in train collision
Weather Related
2008 2008
Weather Related
Aviation Disasters
2008 2008
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2008 2008
War & Army
2007
500,000 flee wildfires
Bridge collapses into Mississippi
Weather Related
2007 2007
Weather Related
Famed flier Fossett missing
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
2005
Massive airlift rescues thousands
Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
Aviation Disasters
2005 2005
Aviation Disasters
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
2003
Major power outage
Space shuttle and crew lost
Weather Related
2003 2003
Weather Related
Aviation Disasters
2003 2003
Aviation Disasters
War & Army
2003 2003
War & Army
2001
Jet crashes, killing 260
Terror attacks hit U.S.
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
Weather Related
2001 2001
Weather Related
Jet crashes, killing 260
Terror attacks hit U.S.
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide

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Train station crash: One dead and dozens hurt in New Jersey Map of Hoboken New Jersey New Jersey


September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Yesterday   New Jersey  
  A woman has been killed and 108 other people injured, some of them critically, after a commuter train crashed into a railway station
Sun.  Miami  Miami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash Sep. 22  Indiana  Pennsylvania man crawls to safety three days after car crash Sep. 21  Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico: Huge blackout after power plant fire Sep. 16  Florida  Florida sinkhole causes radioactive water to leak into aquifer Sep. 1   Florida     Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast Map of Cedar Key Florida  Hurricane Hermine has made landfall in northern Florida, becoming the first hurricane to hit the state since 2005   Florida SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch Map of Cape Canaveral Florida  A rocket operated by the aerospace company has exploded on the launch pad where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch

August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug. 31  Alaska  Five killed in Alaska mid-air collision Aug.18   Southern California   California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands   Firefighters are continuing to tackle a huge blaze, with several of them describing it as the most ferocious they have ever seen Aug.8   Delta: Power cut strands thousands of passengers


July 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jul.30  Texas  Texas hot air balloon crash: 'No survivors' among 16 Jul.29  Miami  Zika virus: Florida cases may to be first US-based infections

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.25   Mid-Atlantic states West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead   Hundreds of people stranded by floods have been rescued in West Virginia, with the death toll now standing at 23, officials say Jun.24  Mid-Atlantic states  Twenty people die in West Virginia floods Jun.15   Florida Body of boy seized by alligator found


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Dallas  Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US

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Jan.24  New York  New York begins clear-up after mammoth snowfall Jan.23   New York   East coast struck by mammoth snowfall   Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the regio... Jan.22  Washington  Massive US blizzard advances north  North Carolina  US snowstorm: Millions prepare for huge blizzard Jan.21  Philadelphia  'Crippling' snow storm could slam US east coast

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December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.25   Mississippi US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction


August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.29  New Orleans  New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.28   Zimbabwe US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil


June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.16  San Francisco Bay Area  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.29   Dallas Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24
May.12  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash

February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.27  New York  US admits snow forecast errors

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October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.31   Southern California   Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot   At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.30  Dallas  First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.17  Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.23  Global  US ship finds hull of missing yacht May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.25  Washington State  US mudslide death toll rises to 16 Mar.23   Washington State Many killed by a landslide in US state of Washington


February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.12   North Carolina Storm bears down on US east coast


January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.29  US Georgia  US snow storm strands thousands Jan.6  Canada  North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5   Toronto   'Polar vortex' grips North America   Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather. Jan.3  New York  Travel chaos in east US snow storm

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.1  New York  New York train crash kills four Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort Aug.22   California Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite
Jul.22  New York  Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International Jul.2   Austria 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight Jun.30   Arizona 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire May.20   Oklahoma   Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado   At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant Mar.1  Florida  Florida man swallowed by sinkhole Feb.14   Alabama Crippled cruise ship reaches land Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US

year 2012 Top ^

Oct.30   Manhattan     40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos   Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Oct.29   New Jersey     Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Apr.5   Alaska US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York
May.23  Missouri  89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama   Death toll from storms in South nears 300   A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US Jul.15  Louisiana  BP says oil has stopped leaking Jun.12  Global  American teenage sailor rescued May.30  Washington  Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames
 At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. history and among the largest oil spills in history. The spill stemmed from a sea-floor oil gusher
Apr.6   Blast killed at least 25 miners
Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot Oct.15  Colorado  'Balloon boy' found alive at home Sep.29  Samoa  85 deaths reported after quake Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed Feb.12  Upstate New York  50 die after plane crashes into house Feb.11  Siberia  Russian and US satellites collide Jan.15   New York Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River


year 2008 Top ^

Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast Sep.12  Los Angeles  24 killed, 135 injured in train collision

year 2007 Top ^

Oct.23   Southern California 500,000 flee wildfires
Sep.4  Nevada  Famed flier Fossett missing Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi

year 2006 Top ^

Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash Jan.3    Only one miner reported alive

year 2005 Top ^

Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Sep.3  New Orleans  Massive airlift rescues thousands Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city Aug.29   New Orleans   Hurricane Katrina lashes coast   1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 Jun.30  Afghanistan  16 bodies recovered from crash site Apr.21  Iraq  6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash Jan.26  Western Iraq  31 Marines killed in chopper crash

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.14   New York Major power outage
Feb.20   New England 96 killed in nightclub inferno Feb.1   Texas     Space shuttle and crew lost
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas
 Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark; and Israel's astronaut, Ilan Ramon. The loss was caused by damage sustained during launch when a piece of insulation broke off


year 2001 Top ^

Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260
Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA
  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed.    2,973 people died. 19 terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners. Passengers and members of the flight crew on...
Apr.1   Southern China   U.S. spy plane lands in China   Navy reconnaissance plane made an emergency landing. It collided with a Chinese fighter jet Feb.9   Hawaii U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
before year 2000
Apr. 19, 1993   Texas   Waco siege ends, leaving 86 people dead
Map of Mount Carmel Center Waco TX Texas
  A siege of a compound belonging to the religious group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military
Oct. 19, 1991   San Francisco Bay Area Oakland hills firestorm Oct. 17, 1989   San Francisco Bay Area Loma Prieta earthquake Jan. 28, 1986   Florida   Space Shuttle Challenger disaster Map of Cape Canaveral Florida Florida
  The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members
Nov. 28, 1942   Boston   Cocoanut Grove fire   Boston's premier nightclub during the post-Prohibition 1930s and 1940s. 492 people died. It led to a reform of safety standards May. 6, 1937   New Jersey Explosion of the Hindenburg
Map of Lakehurst New Jersey 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 Apr. 14, 1912   Maritime Provinces     S.S. Titanic sank Map of Newfoundland Canada  RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage Apr. 18, 1906   San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco earthquake and fire  Devastating fires broke out in the city that lasted for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city was destroyed Feb. 15, 1898   Cuba   U.S.S. Maine blown up Map of Havana Harbor 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


California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands   Firefighters are continuing to tackle a huge blaze, with several of them describing it as the most ferocious they have ever seen Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire 500,000 flee wildfires 96 killed in nightclub inferno Waco siege ends, leaving 86 people dead Map of Mount Carmel Center Waco TX Texas




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2016
Sep. 21  Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico: Huge blackout after power plant fire
Aug.18   Southern California
2014
May.16  San Diego  California wildfire 'flare-up' forces new evacuations
2013
Aug.22   California
Jun.30   Arizona
May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California
2009
Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot
2007
Oct.23   Southern California
2003
Feb.20   New England
1993
Apr. 19, 1993   Texas
  A siege of a compound belonging to the religious group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military
1991 Oct. 19, 1991   San Francisco Bay Area Oakland hills firestorm 1942 Nov. 28, 1942   Boston Cocoanut Grove fire   Boston's premier nightclub during the post-Prohibition 1930s and 1940s. 492 people died. It led to a reform of safety standards



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2005 Jan.26  Western Iraq  31 Marines killed in chopper crash



USA, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2010 Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti 2009 Sep.29  Samoa  85 deaths reported after quake 1989 Oct. 17, 1989   San Francisco Bay Area Loma Prieta earthquake
1906 tr> Apr. 18, 1906   San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco earthquake and fire  Devastating fires broke out in the city that lasted for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city was destroyed



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2016 Sep. 22  Indiana  Pennsylvania man crawls to safety three days after car crash



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2016 Jul.29  Miami  Zika virus: Florida cases may to be first US-based infections Feb.2  Dallas  Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US 2014 Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital Sep.30  Dallas  First Ebola case diagnosed in the US 2009 Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed



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2016 Sun.  Miami  Miami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash 2014 May.23  Global  US ship finds hull of missing yacht 2013 Feb.14   Alabama Crippled cruise ship reaches land
2012 Apr.5   Alaska US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship' 2001 Feb.9   Hawaii U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide 1912 Apr. 14, 1912   Maritime Provinces   S.S. Titanic sank Map of Newfoundland Canada  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   Cuba   U.S.S. Maine blown up Map of Havana Harbor 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



USA, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2003 Aug.14   New York Major power outage




USA, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2010 Apr.6   Blast killed at least 25 miners
2006 Jan.3    Only one miner reported alive



USA, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2016 Sep. 1   Florida   Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast Map of Cedar Key Florida  Hurricane Hermine has made landfall in northern Florida, becoming the first hurricane to hit the state since 2005 Jan.24  New York  New York begins clear-up after mammoth snowfall Jan.23   New York East coast struck by mammoth snowfall   Parts of the eastern United States have received more than two feet (71cm) of snow fall in a huge blizzard that is sweeping across the regio... Jan.22  Washington  Massive US blizzard advances north Jan.22  North Carolina  US snowstorm: Millions prepare for huge blizzard Jan.21  Philadelphia  'Crippling' snow storm could slam US east coast 2015 Dec.25   Mississippi US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction Aug.29  New Orleans  New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East Jan.27  New York  US admits snow forecast errors 2014 Feb.12   North Carolina Storm bears down on US east coast Jan.29  US Georgia  US snow storm strands thousands Jan.6  Canada  North America cold snap creeps east Jan.5   Toronto 'Polar vortex' grips North America   Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather. Jan.3  New York  Travel chaos in east US snow storm 2013 Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort May.20   Oklahoma Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado   At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US 2012 Oct.30   Manhattan   40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos   Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US 2011 Aug.28   New York Huge storm tears across New York May.23  Missouri  89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama Death toll from storms in South nears 300   A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber 2010 Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US 2008 Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast 2005 Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Aug.29   New Orleans Hurricane Katrina lashes coast   1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5



USA, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.25  Washington State  US mudslide death toll rises to 16 Mar.23   Washington State Many killed by a landslide in US state of Washington




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2016 Jun.25   Mid-Atlantic states West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead   Hundreds of people stranded by floods have been rescued in West Virginia, with the death toll now standing at 23, officials say Jun.24  Mid-Atlantic states  Twenty people die in West Virginia floods 2015 May.29   Dallas Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24
2012 Oct.29   New Jersey   Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast



USA, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2016 Aug. 31  Alaska  Five killed in Alaska mid-air collision Aug.8   Delta: Power cut strands thousands of passengers
Jul.30  Texas  Texas hot air balloon crash: 'No survivors' among 16 2015 Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash 2014 Jul.17  Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane 2013 Jul.22  New York  Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International Jul.2   Austria 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight 2011 Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured 2009 Oct.15  Colorado  'Balloon boy' found alive at home Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Feb.12  Upstate New York  50 die after plane crashes into house Jan.15   New York Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River 2008 Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found 2007 Sep.4  Nevada  Famed flier Fossett missing 2006 Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash 2005 Jun.30  Afghanistan  16 bodies recovered from crash site Apr.21  Iraq  6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash 2001 Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260 Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed Sep.11   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA
  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed.    2,973 people died. 19 terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners. Passengers and members of the flight crew on...
Apr.1   Southern China   U.S. spy plane lands in China   Navy reconnaissance plane made an emergency landing. It collided with a Chinese fighter jet 1937 May. 6, 1937   New Jersey Explosion of the Hindenburg Map of Lakehurst New Jersey 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



USA, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2016 Jun.15   Florida Body of boy seized by alligator found
2015 Jul.28   Zimbabwe US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil



USA, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2016 Sep. 16  Florida  Florida sinkhole causes radioactive water to leak into aquifer 2010 Jul.15  Louisiana  BP says oil has stopped leaking May.30  Washington  Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames
 At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. history and among the largest oil spills in history. The spill stemmed from a sea-floor oil gusher




USA, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2015 Jun.16  San Francisco Bay Area  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people 2007 Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi




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2014 Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home



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2016 Yesterday   New Jersey Train station crash: One dead and dozens hurt in New Jersey
Map of Hoboken New Jersey New Jersey
  A woman has been killed and 108 other people injured, some of them critically, after a commuter train crashed into a railway station
2015 May.12  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed 2013 Dec.1  New York  New York train crash kills four 2008 Sep.12  Los Angeles  24 killed, 135 injured in train collision



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2010 Jun.12  Global  American teenage sailor rescued 2005 Sep.3  New Orleans  Massive airlift rescues thousands Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city 2001 Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing



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2016 Sep. 1   Florida SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch Map of Cape Canaveral Florida  A rocket operated by the aerospace company has exploded on the launch pad where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch 2014 Oct.31   Southern California Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot   At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes 2009 Feb.11  Siberia  Russian and US satellites collide 2003 Feb.1   Texas   Space shuttle and crew lost
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas
 Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark; and Israel's astronaut, Ilan Ramon. The loss was caused by damage sustained during launch when a piece of insulation broke off
1986 Jan. 28, 1986   Florida Space Shuttle Challenger disaster
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  The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members




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2015 Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion 2013 Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant