Today in Disaster History March 15, 2018

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1974 - In Tehran, Iran, 15 people were killed when a Sterling Airways flight caught fire after the right main landing gear collapsed while preparing to takeoff. Eighty-one people survived the incident. 

1999 - In Bourbonnais, IL, a passenger train collided with a truck at a railway crossing. Eleven people were killed and over 100 were injured. 

2001 - Off Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a series of explosions on an offshore oil rig killed 11 people. 

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