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Malta Fairchild Merlin crashes

A twin turboprop Fairchild SA227-AT Merlin IVC operated by CAE Aviation crashed near Kirkop, Malta, shortly after take-off from Malta International Airport. All five people on board the aircraft died in the crash. The aircraft was to operate in the vicinity of Misurata in Libya on a surveillance mission by the French Ministry of Defence.

Commuter trains collide in England killing 32 people

The crash occurred south of South Croydon railway station, where 2 electric commuter trains got into a rear-end collision in fog. With 32 people killed, it was the worst accident on Britain's Southern Railway. The accident was caused by a signalman's error, as he did not have much experience.

Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as the Stock Market Crash of 1929 or the Great Crash, is the stock market crash that occurred in late October, 1929. It started on October 24 and continued until October 29, 1929, when share prices on the New York Stock Exchange collapsed.