This Day In Wrecks
1812: On patrol in Lake Ontario, the schooners USS Hamilton and Scourge are lost in a squall. Only 16 men are saved.
2008: The EC 108 Comenius train from Krakow to Prague hits part of a contruction beam and derails. Nearly 400 people are riding that day; 8 are killed. (pictured)
2011: IrAero Flight 103 overshoots the runway on landing at Ignatyevo Airport in Blagoveshchensk, Russia. The An-24 is destroyed but there are no fatalities.