World's deadliest airline disaster took place on March 27, 1977, in Tenerife, a small island near the Canary Islands. 583 lives were lost due to a freakish series of events that conspired to create the carnage.
IJune 3, 1998. The Eschede train disaster was the world's deadliest high-speed train accident. near the village of Eschede in the Celle district of Lower Saxony, Germany. 101 dead and approx. 88 injured. A seemingly innocuous crack in one wheel causes a chain of events that lead to the train derailment.
May 28, 1977. Southgate, Kentucky. It was the third largest nightclub fire in U.S. history killing 165 and injuring over 200. The Swanky Club, a scant 2 miles from Cincinnati across the Ohio River was in full swing with the tragedy struck. Many serious violations conspired to ensure that the club was inadequately prepared for such a conflagration.