The terrible history of passenger planes getting shot out of the sky
What is more clear is that, if initial reports are true, this would be the deadliest incident of a civilian passenger plane being shot down in modern memory. In some instances, the causes of the disaster are still shrouded in mystery. Here are some of the worst events.
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Zamperini, the Olympian and POW, was a hero because of his faith
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Claremore senior wins World Reining Championship
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One dead, 50 injured in upstate NY tour bus crash
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Gunshots narrowly miss TV reporter
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Police: Man claims prostitute crashed his pickup truck
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