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19 Haunting Photos Captured Right As Disaster Struck –

 

1. 14-Year-Old Keith Sapsford Hid In The Wheel Of A Flight Leaving Sydney Towards Japan. John Gilspin, An Amateur Photographer, Was Testing His New Camera Lens And Unwittingly Caught Keith Sapsford’s 200ft Plunge To Death

2. The Omagh Bombing. The Red Car In This Photograph Contained A Bomb That Killed 29 People And Injured Some 220 Others. The Man And Child Both Survived, The Photographer Didn’t

3. Diana Princess Of Wales (Head Turned Away In Backseat), Her Bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, Left, And Driver Henri Paul Shortly On The Night Of August 31, 1997 Before The Fatal Crash

4. This Unsuspecting Family Snapped The Last Moments Of Ayano Tokumasu’s Life. The 20-Year-Old Student In Red Threw Herself Over The Railings Outside The Niagara Falls To Her Death

5. Archduke Ferdinand And His Wife Sophie 1 hour Before They Would Be Shot And Killed By Serbian Nationalist Gavrilo Princip – This Event Was The Trigger For The WWI

6. This Photograph Was Recovered From Japan Airlines Flight 123 After It Crashed. In Total 520 Passengers And Crew Were Killed, Only 4 Survived

7. The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger On Their Way To Board. Challenger Broke Apart 73 Seconds Into Its Flight, Killing All Seven Crew Members

8. Last Moments Of Harambe, Gorilla Killed After A Child Fell Into His Enclosure At The Cincinnati Zoo In 2016

9. A Dash Cam Captures The Moments Before Transasia’s Flight 235 Crashed In The Keelung River In Taiwan. The Plane Carried 58 People – Only 15 Survived

10. Nicholas Mevoli After His Last ‘Free Dive’. He Was Attempting To Dive 236ft Deep. He Completed The Dive, Surfaced, Gave The Ok Sign, Tried To Speak, And Then Passed Out. He Never Regained Consciousness And Died That Same Day From Pulmonary Edema

11. The Concorde Crash – Moments After Takeoff One Of The Plane’s Engines Caught On Fire, Causing The Plane To Crash Into A Nearby Hotel, This Killed 113 People

12. Gilles Leclerc And Marianne Labanane Took A Selfie At The Bataclan Theatre As They Waited To See The Eagles Of Death Metal Perform. Moments Later, 4 Gunmen Stormed In And Started Shooting. Gilles Was Killed In The Attack, But Marianne Survived

13. Photographer Robert Landsberg Captured The Wall Of Ash That Would Kill Him When Mt. St. Helen’s Erupted. He Managed To Protect The Film With His Body

14. This Photo Shows Parkour Enthusiast Pavel Kashin Performing The Trick That Would Lead To His Death. He’s Pictured Attempting To Back-Flip To The Wall, But He Would Soon Lose His Balance And Fall To Ground Below

15. One Of The Last Known Photos Of Titanic Afloat. It Sank On 15 April 1912 After Colliding With An Iceberg. There Were An Estimated 2,224 Passengers And Crew Aboard – More Than 1,500 Didn’t Survive

16. Christopher McCandless’es (The Man From “Into The Wild”) Final Self Portrait – His Decomposed Body Was Found By Moose Hunters In 1992. He Lived In An Abandoned Bus For Over 100 Days. His Cause Of Death Was Officially Ruled As Starvation, But The Exact Cause Is Still Debated

17. Last Image Of Uruguayan Flight 571, Before It Crashed In The Andes On 13-10-1972. 27 Out Of 45 People Survived The Initial Crash. Survivors Were Eventually Forced To Cannibalize The Dead To Stay Alive. 16 People Were Rescued 72 Days Later

18. R. Budd Dwyer Was The Treasurer Of Pennsylvania Between 1981-1987, Before Being Accused Of Bribery And Withholding Taxes. He Shot Himself On His Televised Trial, Watched By Millions

19. Joseph Avery Crashed His Boat In The Niagara River. 2 Other Men Died Immediately, But Avery Managed To Cling To A Rock For 18h, Waiting For A Rescue Boat. Unfortunately, The Boat Capsized Almost Immediately After Avery Managed To Climb In, Dooming Him

 

 

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