The Top 5 Deadliest Aviation Disasters

  Flight # Airline/Aircraft Date & Location Deaths
1 1736 4805 Pan Am KLM
(2 Boeing 747s)
Mar 27th, 1977
Tenerife, Spain
583
(61 survivors)
2 123 Japan Airlines
(Boeing 747-SR46)
Aug 12th, 1985
Mount Fuji, Japan
520
(4 survivors)
3 763 1907 Saudi Airlines/Air Kazakhstan
(B747-168B, Ilyushin I)
Nov 12th, 1996
Charkhi Dadri, India
349
(no survivors)
4 981 Turkish Airlines
(McDonnell Douglas DC-10)
Mar 3rd, 1974
Near Senlis, France
346
(no survivors)
5 182 Air India
(Boeing 747-237B)
Jun 23rd, 1985
Atlantic Ocean, Ireland
329
(no survivors)
Tags: Transportation, Death Statistics, Deadliest

Sources:  Top 5 of Anything research 2014.

List Notes: Data is top 5 deadliest aviation disasters (accidental). List last updated March 2014.
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