1978-SEP-25 PSA FLIGHT 182 - Boeing 727 PSA Flight 182 collides with a Cessna 172 over San Diego, California. All 135 aboard the airliner, both pilots of the Cessna, and 7 people on the ground are killed, making this the worst aviation disaster in California history.
Air India Flight 182. On 23 June 1985, the aircraft was blown up by a bomb at an altitude of 31,000 ft. A total of 329 people were killed, including 280 Canadians, 27 British citizens and 22 Indians.The incident was the largest mass murder in Canadian history and the deadliest aviation disaster to occur over a body of water. It was the first bombing of a 747 jumbo jet. The explosion and downing occurred within an hour of the fatal Narita Airport bombing, which also originated from Canada.