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Major U.S. Crashes In Past 10 Years With PM-Delta Crash Bjt

September 1, 1988

Undated (AP) _ Here is a list of some major U.S. plane crashes in the past decade:

Aug. 31, 1988, Delta Air Lines Boeing 727 carrying at least 104 people crashed and burned on takeoff at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, killing 13.

Dec. 7, 1987, Pacific Southwest BAe 146 jet crashed near Paso Robles, 175 miles northwest of Los Angeles, 43 killed. Gunfire was heard on the ″black box″ cockpit recorder and authorities believe a vengeful ex-employee caused the crash.

Nov. 15, 1987, Continental Airlines DC-9, crashed on takeoff at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, 28 killed.

Aug. 16, 1987, Northwest Airlines MD-80, crashed on takeoff at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, 156 killed.

Aug. 31, 1986, Aeromexico DC-9, collided with small plane over Los Angeles suburb of Cerritos, 82 killed.

June 18, 1986, De Havilland Twin Otter plane and Bell 206 helicopter, both carrying sightseers, collide over Grand Canyon, 25 killed.

Sept. 6, 1985, Midwest Express Airlines DC-9 crashed after takeoff from Milwaukee’s Mitchell Field, 31 killed.

Aug. 2, 1985, Delta Air Lines Lockheed L-1011 crashed at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, 137 killed.

Jan. 21, 1985, chartered Galaxy prop-jet on gambling junket crashed after takeoff in Reno, Nev., 68 killed.

June 2, 1983, Air Canada DC-9 caught fire in flight, landed at Greater Cincinnati International Airport, 23 killed.

July 9, 1982, Pan Am Boeing 727 crashed after takeoff in Kenner, La., 153 killed.

Jan. 13, 1982, Air Florida Boeing 737 crashed after takeoff in Washington, D.C., 78 killed.

May 25, 1979, American Airlines DC-10 crashed after takeoff at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, 275 killed.

Sept. 25, 1978, Pacific Southwest Airlines Boeing 727 and private Cessna 172 collided over San Diego, 144 killed.

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