The unexpected incident that happened to the passenger plane

On May 25, 1979, disaster struck the Los Angeles-bound American Airlines Flight 191, killing all of the passengers on board. The incident occurred soon after take-off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. At that time, the left engine of the plane fell off, causing it to roll over and plummet to the ground. The flight crashed just a few miles away from the runway, and burst into a ball of flames that could be seen up to eight miles away. The fatalities involved all of the 271 passengers and crew and 2 persons on ground.
. Iranian Military Plane, Shahdad, Iran, February 19, 2003 (275 Dead)
On February 19, 2003, 275 members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard were killed in a fatal air crash when their Ilyushin II-76 Iranian military aircraft, flying from Zahedan to Kerman, crashed in the mountains near Kerman. Strong winds in the region were believed to be responsible for the incident.
One of the worst human-induced air crashes in history was the shooting down of the Iran Air Flight 655 by the USS Vincennes (a United States Navy guided missile cruiser) on the Bandar Abbas-Dubai route. The incident occurred on July 3, 1998, and claimed the lives of 290 innocent civilians, including 66 children. 38 of the dead passengers had a non-Iranian background. According to the U.S. Government, the shooting was a case of mistaken identity, wherein the U.S. crew wrongly identified the Iranian passenger flight as an attacking F-14A Tomcat Fighter.

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