Deadliest plane crashes in history

Published On: Jul 08 2013 10:35:27 AM CDT   Updated On: Dec 30 2014 08:42:15 AM CST

Bodies and debris confirm the likely demise of AirAsia Flight QZ8501. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

Plane Crashes - American Airlines 2001
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November 12, 2001 -- An American Airlines Airbus A300 crashes in Belle Harbor, Queens, shortly after takeoff from JFK Airport, killing 265 people, including five on the ground. This is the second largest number of fatalities from an accident involving a U.S. carrier.

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