Category Risk

Kegworth

The Kegworth Air Crash 1989

The Incident On 8th January 1989 a Boeing 737-400 aircraft left Heathrow airport for Belfast with 8 crew members and 118 passengers on board.  About 20 miles from the East Midlands Airport the engine began vibrating and there was a…

Hatfield Rail Crash

The Hatfield Rail Crash 2000

The Incident On 17th October 2000 a Great North Eastern Railway InterCity 225 train going from London to Leeds derailed at Hatfield station killing 4 people in the restaurant coach and injuring 70, three seriously. Reports concluded that communication was…

The Tay Bridge Disaster of 1879

Welcome to our blog series looking at the causes and consequences of well known disasters. The Incident The Tay Bridge disaster occurred on Sunday 28th December 1879, resulting in the loss of life of approximately 75 people travelling on the train.…