Deadliest plane crashes in history

Published On: Jul 08 2013 10:35:27 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 24 2015 09:59:50 AM CDT

Authorities say a commercial airline with 150 people on board crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

Plane Crashes - Nigerian Air
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July 11, 1991 -– The landing gear of a Nigerian Airways DC-8 catches on fire shortly after takeoff. Upon return to the airport, the plane crashes, killing all 261 people on board.

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