Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Southern California

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant is among nine people who died in a helicopter crash in the wealthy Southern California residential neighborhood of Calabasas. Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was also killed. There were no survivors, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The sheriff’s department received reports of the downed aircraft just after 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m PT). Bryant, 41, and his … Continue reading Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Southern California

The Charfield Railway Disaster

The Charfield railway disaster was a fatal train crash which occurred on 13 October 1928 in the village of Charfield in the English county of  Gloucestershire. The Leeds to Bristol London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) night mail train failed to stop at the signals protecting the down refuge siding at Charfield railway station. Thick fog obscured a red signal by the Charfield railway station, and the train crashed into a freight train, igniting gas cylinders … Continue reading The Charfield Railway Disaster