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No Runway For Hope - Most Fatal Air Crashes

A list of the worst plane crashes in the aviation history which will make you think twice before travelling in a flight again!

No Runway For Hope - Most Fatal Air Crashes

No Runway For Hope - Most Fatal Air Crashes

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1.Pan American World Airways / KLM

1.Pan American World Airways / KLM

A severe crash between KLM and PAN American airways, after the captain of KLM started the take off roll without clearance.

2.Japan Air Lines

2.Japan Air Lines

This one crashed Mount Osutaka due to a damage that was caused to the airplane seven years prior.

3. Saudi Arabian Airlines / Kazakhstan Airlines

3. Saudi Arabian Airlines / Kazakhstan Airlines

A crash between the two airlines because - this is by far the weirdest reason for a crash - lack of a working knowledge of English (Kazakhstan Airlines) which led to poor understanding of their situation. Also the same airlines decided to fly below their clearance limit, which only worsened the situation.

4.Turkish Airlines

4.Turkish Airlines

A defective latching mechanism on the cargo door led to loss of hydraulic control and this flight crashed into a forest in Ermenonville, France

5. Saudi Arabian Airlines

5. Saudi Arabian Airlines

Though this burned out hull managed to land, none of the passengers survived. The fire was caused in the cargo compartment.

6. Pan American World Airways

6. Pan American World Airways

The remains of the cockpit after the bomb explosion in the cargo compartment.

7. China Airlines

7. China Airlines

When the first officer accidentally pulled the TOGA lever during landing, this aircraft crashed near Nagoya airport.

8. Air New Zealand

8. Air New Zealand

What started out as a Antarctic sightseeing tour, ended in disaster, when this Air New Zealand DC-10 crashed into Mt. Erebus killing all 257 aboard.

9.Arrow Airways

9.Arrow Airways

The cause for this one is doubtful - one possibility is the icing that caused the plane to crash while taking off, the second possibility being a bomb explosion.

10. Garuda Indonesia Airlines

10. Garuda Indonesia Airlines

This crashed into a mountainous terrain 15 minutes before it was due to land at Medan on a flight from Jakarta.

11. Air India

11. Air India

The plane overran the runway, slid down a ravine and burst into flames.

12.EAS Airlines

12.EAS Airlines

The aircraft crashed into houses, two mosques and a school in Gwammaja. Nigeria.

13. VASP

13. VASP

The aircraft crashed into a 2,500 ft. mountain (Serra da Aratanha) during an approach in heavy rain and fog. Despite two altitude alert system warnings and the co-pilot's warning of the mountains ahead, the captain continued to descend below the minimum descend altitude.

14. Yemenia Airway

14. Yemenia Airway

Wreckage of a Yemenia Airlines Airbus 310 that crashed 10 miles off the coast,while attempting a second approach to Hahaya Airport in Moroni.

15.Independent Air Inc.

15.Independent Air Inc.

This aircraft hit Pico Alto Mountain after a severe misunderstanding in communication with the tower.

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