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03/03/1974 Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes killing 345


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DC-10 Turkish Airlines crash at Paris /3-3-1974

Regularly scheduled flight from Istanbul to London crashed into Ermenonville Forest, near its stop in Paris. All of 346 people on board died, making it deadliest plane crash at the time. It was caused by improperly secured cargo door, which was torn off, causing decompression which severed necessary controlling cables.