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This is a list of structural failures and collapses, including some aircraft, bridges, dams, and radio masts/towers.

Buildings and other fixed man-made structures[edit]

Antiquity – Middle Ages[edit]

Year Structure Location Type Casualties
226 BC Colossus of Rhodes City of Rhodes, Island of Rhodes statue 0
27 Fidenae amphitheatre collapse Fidenae, Italia, Roman Empire amphitheatre 20,000+
ca. 27-30 Tower of Siloam Jerusalem, Israel tower 18
140 Upper tier collapse of the Circus Maximus Rome, Italia, Roman Empire amphitheatre ≈13,000
558 Dome of Hagia Sophia Constantinople, Byzantine Empire Church (building) 0
1275 St. Servatius Bridge Maastricht, Netherlands Bridge ≈400
1284 Choir of Beauvais Cathedral Beauvais, France Church (building) 0
1297 Stirling Bridge Stirling, Scotland bridge
1303 Lighthouse of Alexandria Alexandria, Egypt tower 0
1322 Ely Cathedral Tower Collapse Ely, England Church (building) 0
1382 Bell tower of St. Mary's church, Stralsund Stralsund, Hanseatic League (now in Germany) Church (building) 0
1444 Rialto Bridge Venice, Republic of Venice bridge 0
1500 Malmesbury Abbey Malmesbury, England Church (building) 0
1529 St. Elisabeth's Church, Breslau Breslau, Silesia Church (building)
1549 Lincoln Cathedral Lincoln, England Church (building)
1573 Tower of Beauvais Cathedral Beauvais, France Church (building)
1577 Martinikerk (Groningen) Groningen, free city; now part of The Netherlands Church (building)

17th century – 19th century[edit]

Year Structure Location Type Casualties
1625 Tower of St. Olaf's church, Tallinn Tallinn, Sweden (now in Estonia) Church (building)
1647 Tower of St.-Marien-Kirche Stralsund, Duchy of Pomerania (now in Germany) Church (building)
1661 Tower of Reinoldikirche Dortmund, Hanseatic League (now in Germany) Church (building)
1666 St. Peter's Church, Riga Riga, Sweden (now in Latvia) Church (building) 8 buried in rubble
17th century Abbaye-aux-Hommes Caen, France Church (building)
1674 Nave of the Dom Church Utrecht, The Netherlands Church (building)
1697 Tower of St. Michael's Church, Klausenburg Klausenburg, Habsburg Monarchy (now in Romania) Church (building)
c. 1715 Marsalforn Tower Xagħra, Gozo, Malta tower 0
1721 St. Peter's Church, Riga Riga, Sweden/Russia, now in Latvia Church (building)
1763 Tower of St. Michael's Church Klausenburg, Habsburg Monarchy (now in Romania) Church (building)
1777 Collegiate church of St. Mary Magdalene Posen, Prussia Church (building)
1831 Broughton Suspension Bridge Broughton, UK bridge 0
1845 Yarmouth Bridge Yarmouth, UK bridge 79
1847 Dee bridge disaster Chester, UK bridge 5
1850 Angers Bridge Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France bridge 226
1860 Pemberton Mill Lawrence, Massachusetts, US
1860 Wooton Bridge Collapse Wootton, UK bridge 2
1860 Bull bridge accident Ambergate, UK bridge 0
1861 Chichester Cathedral Spire Collapse Chichester, UK Church (building)
1864 Dale Dike Reservoir South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom dam 244 [1]
1875 Portage Bridge Town of Portage, New York, US bridge 0
1876 Ashtabula River Railroad Disaster Ashtabula, Ohio, US 92
1879 Tay Bridge disaster Dundee, Scotland, UK bridge 75
1887 Bussey bridge disaster Boston, Massachusetts, US bridge 24-30
1889 South Fork Dam Johnstown, Pennsylvania, US dam 2,209
1890 Walnut Grove Dam Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, US dam
1891 Munchenstein rail disaster Munchenstein, Switzerland bridge
1896 Point Ellice Bridge Victoria, British Columbia, Canada bridge 55

1900s–1950s[edit]

Year Structure Location Type Casualties
1901 Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company masts Poldhu, UK guyed masts 0
1901 Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company masts South Wellfleet, Massachusetts, US guyed masts 0
1902 St. Mark's Campanile Venice, Italy
1902 Ibrox disaster Glasgow, United Kingdom Stadium 25 Dead, 517 Injured
1904 Eden Railroad Bridge Collapse Eden, Colorado, US bridge
1905 Egyptian Bridge Saint Petersburg, Russia bridge 0
1906 National Electric Signaling Company mast Machrihanish, Scotland guyed mast 0
1907 Quebec Bridge Quebec City, Canada bridge 75
1908 Görlitz City Hall Görlitz, Germany hall
1912 Mast of Großfunkstelle Nauen Nauen, Germany radio tower
1915 Division Street Bridge Spokane, Washington, US bridge 5
1916 Desse Dam Dessendorf, Austria-Hungary dam
1916 Quebec Bridge Quebec City, Canada bridge 11
1919 Molasses Tank Boston, Massachusetts, US Tank 21
1925 Three masts of Norddeich Transmitting Station Norddeich, Germany radio tower
1925 Llyn Eigiau dam, Coedty reservoir dam Dolgarrog, North Wales, UK dam
1927 Western mast of Deutschlandsender Zeesen Zeesen, Germany Guyed Mast
1928 St. Francis Dam Santa Clarita, California, US dam 600[2]
1930 Towers of Sender Stadelheim Munich, Germany radio tower
1934 Seta river railroad bridge Ōtsu, Shiga, Japan bridge
1935 Wooden tower of Rundfunksender Langenberg Langenberg (Rheinland), Germany radio tower
1937 Kasai River Bridge Collapse Kasai, Belgian Congo (now in the Democratic Republic of the Congo) bridge
1938 Kugaiza Cinema Tokamachi, Niigata, Japan Cinema building 69 (Roof collapse due to the weight of snow)[3]
1938 Upper Steel Arch Bridge Niagara Falls, New York, US bridge 0
1938 Liechtenstein-Haberfeld transmitter Haberfeld, Liechtenstein radio tower
1939 Sandö Bridge Kramfors, Ångermanland, Sweden bridge 18
1939 Collapse of Utbremen Radio Tower Bremen, Germany
1940 First Tacoma Narrows Bridge Tacoma, Washington, US bridge 0
1940 Theodor Heuss Bridge Ludwigshafen, Germany bridge
1940 Collapse of Tower West of Fécamp Radio Normandie Transmitter Fécamp, France radio tower
1942 Chesapeake City Bridge Chesapeake, Maryland, US bridge
1945 Hindenburgbrücke Cologne, Germany bridge unknown
1945 Ludendorffbrücke Remagen, Germany bridge 28
1949 2 masts of Sender Langenberg Langenberg (Rheinland), Germany
1949 Schwerin Möwenburgstraße transmitter Schwerin, Germany radio tower
1949 Inotani wire bridge Toyama, Toyama, Japan bridge 29
1949 Collapse of Hamburg-Billstadt Radio Mast Hamburg, Germany radio tower
1951 Duplessis bridge collapse Quebec, Canada bridge 4
1953 Tangiwai Bridge, Tangiwai disaster Tangiwai, New Zealand bridge 151
1953 Augusta Radio Mast Augusta, Michigan, US Guyed Mast
1957 Rail bridge near St Johns station London-Lewisham, UK bridge 90
1958 Second Narrows Bridge Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada bridge 19
1958 Collapse of Sender Ochsenkopf Ochsenkopf, Germany Guyed Mast
1959 Vega de Tera Ribadelago, Spain dam 144
1959 Malpasset Côte d'Azur, France dam 423

1960s–1970s[edit]

Year Structure Location Type Casualties
1960 KOBR-TV Tower Caprock, New Mexico, US Guyed Mast
1961 LORAN-C transmitter Carolina Beach Carolina Beach, North Carolina, US radio tower
1962 LORAN-C transmitter Ejde Ejde, Faroe Islands radio tower
1962 King Street Bridge (Melbourne) Melbourne, Australia bridge 0
1962 KGW Tower Portland, Oregon, US radio tower
1963 Vajont Dam Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy Dam
1963 Baldwin Hills Reservoir Los Angeles, California, US Dam
1964 Tower of Pfarrkirche St. Johann Baptist Ichenhausen, Germany Church (building)
1964 General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge Maracaibo, Venezuela bridge
1965 SES8 Tower Mount Burr, South Australia radio tower
1965 Iwo Jima LORAN-C Mast Collapse Iwo Jima, Japan radio tower 6
1966 Heron Road Bridge Ottawa, Ontario, Canada bridge 9
1966 Heiligenstedten Bascule Bridge Heiligenstedten, Germany bridge 0
1966 WLBT TV Tower Raymond, Mississippi, US TV mast / tower
1967 Queen Juliana Bridge Willemstad, Curaçao bridge
1967 WNBC/WCBS-Tower High Island, New York, US
1967 Waltham transmitting station Waltham, UK Guyed Mast
1967 Silver Bridge Point Pleasant, West Virginia, US bridge 46
1968 Ronan Point collapse London, UK high rise 4
1968 KELO TV Tower Rowena, South Dakota, US Guyed Mast
1968 WAEO Tower Starks, Wisconsin, US Guyed Mast
1969 FM-/TV-Mast of Marnach transmitter Marnach, Luxembourg Guyed Mast
1969 Emley Moor TV Mast Collapse Emley, West Yorkshire, UK Guyed Mast
1970 Orlunda transmitter, central radio mast collapse Orlunda, Sweden Guyed Mast
1970 West Gate Bridge Melbourne, Australia Bridge 35
1970 Britannia Bridge Menai Strait, Wales, UK Bridge 0
1970 Cleddau Bridge Pembroke Dock and Neyland, Wales, UK Bridge 4
1971 KOIN-TV Transmitter Towers Portland, Oregon, US Guyed Mast
1971 Südbrücke (South Bridge) Koblenz, Germany Bridge under construction 13
1971 1971 Certej dam failure Certeju de Sus, Romania dam 89
1972 Buffalo Creek Flood West Virginia, US dam 125
1972 Mittelturm Königs Wusterhausen, Germany Lattice tower
1972 Sidney Lanier Bridge Brunswick, Georgia, US bridge 10
1973 Bithlo TV Mast Collapse Bithlo, Florida, US Guyed Mast
1973 Broadway Central Hotel, Mercer Arts Center New York, NY, US Hotel and theaters
1974 Makahali River bridge Baitadi, Nepal bridge 140
1975 Tasman Bridge Hobart, Australia bridge 12
1975 KELO TV Tower Rowena, South Dakota, US Guyed Mast
1975 Banqiao and Shimantan Dams Zhumadian, Henan, China Dam 200,000
1976 Teton Dam Idaho, US Mud dam 11
1976 Sendeanlage Burg SL-3 Burg bei Magdeburg, Germany Guyed Mast
1976 Reichsbrücke Vienna, Austria Bridge 1
1976 Pic de Nore transmitter Pic de Nore, France Guyed Mast
1977 Granville Railway Bridge Sydney, Australia bridge 83
1977 KSLA-TV Tower Mooringsport, Louisiana, US Guyed Mast
1977 Pushkino Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Puskino, Russia bridge
1977 Kelly Barnes Dam Georgia, US Dam 39
1978 Nebraska Education Tower Angora Angora, Nebraska, US Guyed Mast
1978 WJJY TV Mast Bluffs, Illinois, US Guyed Mast
1978 WAND-TV Tower Decatur, Illinois, US Guyed Mast
1978 CKVR Television Tower Barrie, Ontario, Canada Guyed Mast
1978 Hartford Civic Center Hartford, Connecticut, US arena 0
1978 Sender Zehlendorf Zehlendorf bei Oranienburg, Germany Guyed Mast
1978 Willow Island Cooling Tower Willow Island, West Virginia, US Cooling tower under construction 51
1979 Kemper Arena Kansas City, Missouri, US Stadium
1979 Bouchain Power Plant, Cooling Tower East Bouchain, France Cooling tower
1979 Sender Krasch Bernklau, Bohemia Guyed Mast
1979 Blåbärskullen transmitter Sunne, Sweden Pinnacle of guyed Mast

1980s–1990s[edit]

Year Structure Location Type Casualties
1980 Corralejas stadium collapse Sincelejo, Sucre, Colombia Stadium
1980 Almö Bridge Stenungsund, Sweden Bridge 8
1980 Sunshine Skyway Bridge Saint Petersburg, Florida, US Bridge 35
1980 Hayakawa wire bridge Saito, Kyūshū, Japan Bridge (Suspension) 7
1980 LORAN-C transmitter Jan Mayen Jan Mayen, Norway Guyed Mast
1981 Hyatt Regency walkway collapse Kansas City, Missouri, US Walkway 114
1981 Dudelange Radio Tower Collapse Dudelange, Luxembourg Lattice tower
1982 Aviamotornaya Escalator Collapse Moscow, USSR Escalator 8
1982 Lawn Lake Dam Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, US Dam
1982 Tous Dam Valencia, Spain Dam +30
1982 Senior Road Tower Collapse Missouri City, Texas, US Guyed Mast 5
1982 Chimney of Matla Power Station Mpumalanga, South Africa Chimney
1982 Sophia Gardens Pavilion Cardiff, Wales, UK Concert hall
1982 WCIQ Tower Mount Cheaha, Alabama, US Guyed Mast
1983 Mianus River Bridge Greenwich, Connecticut, US Bridge 3
1983 CKX-TV Craig Television Tower Souris, Manitoba, Canada Guyed Mast
1983 Wavre TV Mast Wavre, Belgium Guyed Mast
1983 KWWL-TV Mast Rowley, Iowa, US Guyed Mast
1985 Istra Dome Russia Dome [1]
1985 Val di Stava Dam collapse Italy Dam
1985 Sender Bielstein Bielstein, Germany Guyed Mast
1986 Hotel New World Disaster Little India near Serangoon Road, Singapore Hotel 33
1987 L'Ambiance Plaza collapse Bridgeport, Connecticut, US Residential Tower 28
1987 Turów Power Plant Bogatynia, Poland Cooling tower
1987 Schoharie Creek Bridge collapse Fort Hunter, New York, US Bridge 10
1988 Dzhrashen School (earthquake) Spitak, Armenia Elementary School 400 [4]
1988 Multrå transmitter Sollefteå, Sweden Pinnacle of guyed Mast
1988 Mainbrücke Stockstadt (Aschaffenburg Main River Freeway Bridge) Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany Bridge under construction 1
1988 Station Square collapse (Save-On-Foods collapse) Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Rooftop parking structure
1988 Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal bridge Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia Bridge
1988 Green Bank Telescope Green Bank, West Virginia, USA Parabolic dish ( diameter: 90.44 metres)
1989 Tennessee Hatchie River Bridge Tennessee, US bridge 8
1989 WRAL-TV & WPTF-TV towers Auburn, North Carolina, US Guyed Mast
1989 Cypress Street Viaduct Oakland, California, US Bridge 42
1991 Astram Line steel bridge Hiroshima, Japan Bridge 15
1991-08-08 Warsaw Radio Mast collapse Gąbin, Poland guyed mast ( 646 m)
1992 Armand Césari Stadium disaster Bastia, France Stadium
1992 WCIX TV Tower Homestead (Miami), Florida, US Guyed Mast
1993 Claiborne Avenue Bridge New Orleans, Louisiana, US bridge 1
1993 LORAN-C transmitter Kargaburan Kargaburan, Turkey Guyed Mast
1993 CSXT Big Bayou Canot rail bridge Mobile, Alabama, US bridge 47
1993 Cape Race LORAN-C Mast Collapse Cape Race, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Mast
1993 Highland Towers collapse (Block 1) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Residential Tower 48
1994 Marja store collapse Tallinn, Estonia commercial building 5
1994 Seongsu Bridge Seoul, South Korea bridge 32
1995 Cave Creek disaster Paparoa National Park, New Zealand Viewing Platform 14
1995 Sampoong Department Store collapse Seoul, South Korea Commercial Building 502
1996 WCOV-TV Tower Montgomery, Alabama, US TV mast / tower
1996 Baikong Railway bridge Ruyuan County, Guangdong, China bridge 29
1996 Koror-Babeldaob Bridge Koror and Babeldaob, Palau bridge 2
1996 Walnut Street Bridge collapse Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US bridge 0
1997 Opuha Dam New Zealand dam
1997 2 masts of Grigoriopol transmitter Grigoriopol, Moldova Guyed Mast
1997 Maccabiah bridge collapse Tel Aviv, Israel bridge 4
1997 KNOE-TV Tower Louisiana, US Guyed Mast
1997 KXJB-TV mast collapse Traill County, North Dakota, US Guyed Mast
1997 WLBT Tower collapse Raymond, Mississippi, US Tower
1997 Knick-Ei Halstenbek, Germany Sports Hall 0
1998 Palace II collapse Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Residential Tower 8
1998 Knick-Ei Halstenbek, Germany Sports Hall 0
1999 Gdynia Shipyard Crane Crash Gdynia, Poland Crane 0

2000–2005[edit]

Year Structure Location Type Casualties
2000 2000 Baia Mare cyanide spill Baia Mare, Romania Embankment dam none
2000 Pier Number 34 (Club Heat) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US Pier 3
2000 Highway 15 Overpass Collapse Montréal, Canada Overpass 1
2000 WRMD-Tower St. Petersburg, Florida, US Mast
2000 KXEO/KWWR-Tower Mexico, Missouri, US Mast
2000 Hoan Bridge Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US bridge 0
2001 Hintze Ribeiro bridge Entre-os-Rios, Castelo de Paiva, Portugal bridge 59
2001 Asagiri footbridge Akashi, Hyōgo, Japan footbridge 11 killed, 247 injured
2001 Queen Isabella Causeway Port Isabel and South Padre Island, Texas, US bridge 8
2001 Angara transmitter, Northern Mast Angara, Russia Guyed Mast
2001 Krasny Bor transmitter Krasny Bor, Russia Guyed Mast
2001 Kadalundi River rail bridge India bridge 57
2001 Versailles wedding hall collapse Jerusalem, Israel Wedding Hall 23 killed, 380 injured
2001 Collapse of the World Trade Center highrises New York City, US Three skyscrapers Terror attack. 2,743 killed and 6,000+ injured in Towers 1, 2 (Twin Towers) and 7 (WTC 7 had been evacuated; collapsed on its own at 5:21 pm) includes those killed in the two planes: American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175. The casualty count continues to rise, however, with the number of deaths and illnesses occurring in survivors and Ground Zero rescue and cleanup workers.[5]
2002 Oemau flood Soběnov, Bohemia
2002 Ellenstedt Wind Turbine Collapse Ellenstedt, Germany Wind Turbine
2002 Buran Hangar Collapse Baikonur, Kazakhstan/Russia Hangar
2002 I-40 bridge disaster Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, US bridge 14 killed, 11 injured
2002 Rafiganj rail bridge India bridge
2002 Interstate 95 Howard Avenue Overpass Bridgeport, Connecticut, US
2003 WVAH Tower West Virginia, US Guyed Mast
2003 WPAY (AM)-Tower Portsmouth, Ohio, US Guyed Mast
2003 WTNV-FM Tower Jackson, Tennessee, US Free-standing tower
2003 WMBD Tower Peoria, Illinois, US Free-standing tower
2003 WIFR TV Tower Rockford, Illinois, US Guyed Mast
2003 KETV TV Tower Omaha, Nebraska, US Guyed Mast
2003 WAAY TV Tower Huntsville, Alabama, US Guyed Mast
2003 Utrecht radio mast collapse Utrecht, Netherlands
2003 Silver Lake Dam failure Marquette County, Michigan, US Embankment dam none
2003 Kinzua Bridge Kinzua Bridge State Park, Pennsylvania, US bridge 0, 0
2003 Sgt. Aubrey Cosens VC Memorial Bridge Latchford, Ontario, Canada bridge
2003 2003 Chicago balcony collapse Chicago, Illinois, US balcony 13 dead, 57 injured
2003 Schneebergerhof Vestas V80 Wind Turbine collapse Gerbach, Germany Wind Turbine
2004 Big Bay Dam Mississippi, US dam 0[6]
2004 Camará Dam Brazil dam
2004 Collapse of the Terminal 2E roof, Charles de Gaulle Airport Roissy-en-France, Val-d'Oise, France 4 dead, 3 injured
2004 Loncomilla Bridge San Javier, Chile bridge
2004 Transvaal Park Moscow, Russia Water park 28 killed
2004 Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Bridge crane collapse Connecticut, US bridge-deconstruction crane 1 killed
2004 Big Nickel Road Bridge Sudbury, Ontario, Canada bridge
2004 Mungo Bridge Cameroon bridge
2004 Peterborough radio mast Peterborough, Great Britain
2004 KFI Mast Los Angeles, California, US
2005 Shakidor Dam Pakistan dam 70 killed
2005 Taum Sauk Reservoir Lesterville, Missouri, US Dam
2005 Almuñécar Motorway bridge Almuñécar, Province of Granada, Spain bridge
2005 Caracas-La Guaira highway, Viaduct #1 Tacagua, Venezuela bridge
2005 Gerrards Cross Tunnel Gerrards Cross, Great Britain
2005 Veligonda Railway Bridge India bridge
2005 WLGA Transmitter Tower (formerly WSWS-TV Transmitter Tower) Cusseta, Georgia, US Guyed Mast
2005 Nebraska Education Tower Atlanta Atlanta, Nebraska, US

2006–present[edit]

Year Structure Location Type Casualties
2006 2006 Lagos building collapses Lagos, Nigeria
2006 De la Concorde Overpass collapse Montréal, Canada Overpass 5 killed, 6 injured
2006 Bad Reichenhall Ice Rink roof collapse Bad Reichenhall, Germany Stadium roof 15 killed, 32 injured
2006 Katowice Trade Hall roof collapse Katowice, Poland 65 killed, 170 injured
2006 Run Pathani Bridge Collapse Pakistan bridge
2006 Torre VIP de Rádio & TV São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil Guyed Mast
2006 Yekaterinburg bridge collapse Yekaterinburg, Russia bridge
2006 Nimule bridge collapse Nimule, Kenya bridge
2006 Bhagalpur Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Bhagalpur, Bihar, India bridge
2006 Eziama Bridge Collapse Eziama, Nigeria bridge
2006 KSPS-TV tower Spokane, Washington TV mast / tower
2006 Big Dig ceiling collapse South Boston, Massachusetts, US Ceiling Tile 1 killed, 1 injured
2007 Foshan bridge disaster Foshan, Guangdong, China bridge 8+ killed
2007 Crab House - Floor collapsed into the water injuring nine Wildwood Crest, New Jersey, US
2007 Sherman County Wind Turbine collapse [2] Sherman County, Oregon, US Wind Turbine
2007 WACS-TV tower Americus, Georgia, US Guyed Mast
2007 WSKY-DT Tower Camden County, North Carolina, US Guyed Mast
2007 Browns Summit Crown Castle Broadcasting Tower Browns Summit, Texas, US
2007 Punjagutta Flyover Bridge Collapse Punjagutta, India bridge
2007 Tuo River bridge Fenguan, Sichuan, China bridge
2007 Harp Road bridge Oakville, Washington, US bridge
2007 MacArthur Maze Oakland, California, US
2007 Shershah Bridge - Section of the Northern Bypass, Karachi Karachi, Pakistan bridge
2007 Neurath Power Station Scaffold collapse Grevenbroich-Neurath, Germany power station under construction 3 killed, 6 injured
2007 Guinea Bridge Collapse Guinea bridge
2007 Chhinchu suspension bridge Nepalgunj, Birendranagar, Nepal bridge
2007 WNEP-TV Tower Penobscot Knob, Mountaintop, Pennsylvania, US Guyed Mast
2007 I-35W Mississippi River bridge collapse Minneapolis, Minnesota, US bridge 13 dead, 145 injured
2007 Collapse of bridge over the Jiantuo River during construction Hunan, China bridge 50+ dead, ≈90+ injured
2008 Hornslet Wind Turbine Collapse Hornslet, Denmark Wind turbine
2008 303 East 51st Street crane collapse Manhattan, New York City, United States Crane 7 killed, 24 injured
2007 Collapse of Cần Thơ Bridge Cần Thơ, Vietnam bridge
2008 Cedar Rapids Railway Bridge Collapse Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US bridge
2007 Stobart Mill Wind Turbine Collapse [3] Stobart Mill, UK Wind Turbine
2008 KATV Tower Redfield, Arkansas, US Guyed Mast
2008 Searsburg Wind Turbine Collapse [4] Searsburg, New Hampshire, US Wind Turbine
2008 Christian rock concert stage collapse Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada Stage
2009 Emmis Television Wichita Tower Wichita, Kansas, US Guyed Mast
2009 Alona Wind Turbine Collapse [5] Alona, New York, US Wind Turbine
2009 Fenner wind turbine collapse [6] Fenner, New York, US Wind Turbine
2009 Historical Archive of the City of Cologne collapse Cologne, Germany 2 killed
2009 Situ Gintung Dam Tangerang, Indonesia dam
2009 Collapse of the Block 7 of Lotus Riverside Shanghai, China
2009 Broadmeadow viaduct Malahide, Ireland bridge 0, 0
2009 Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium Terengganu, Malaysia Stadium
2009 2009 Korba chimney collapse Korba, Chhattisgarh, India At least 45 killed
2009 Big Valley Jamboree stage collapse Camrose, Alberta, Canada Stage 1 killed, 15+ injured
2009 Palma de Mallorca House Collapse Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2009 Jaya Supermarket Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 7+ killed
2009 Kota Chambal Bridge Collapse Kota, India bridge
2010 Collapse of 45J Ma Tau Wai Road Hong Kong building 4 dead
2010 Bab Berdieyinne mosque minaret collapse Meknes, Morocco
2010 Myllysilta (Mill Bridge) Turku, Finland bridge
2010 Lalita Park building collapse New Delhi, India
2010 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome roof collapse Minneapolis, Minnesota, US Stadium roof 0, 0
2010 Ikeja City Mall Lagos, Nigeria
2011 Lift bridge Waddinxveen Waddinxveen, Netherlands
2011 WEAU-TV, WAXX-FM Tower Fairchild, Wisconsin, US Guyed mast
2011 Kirtorf Wind Turbine collapse [7] Kirtorf, Germany Wind turbine
2011 Enschede Stadium Roof Collapse Enschede, Netherlands Stadium roof
2011 Antenna mast of tower of Zendstation Smilde Hoogersmilde, Netherlands Partially guyed tower
2011 Ottawa Bluesfest stage collapse Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Stage 3 injured
2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse Indianapolis, Indiana, US Stage 7 dead, 58 injured
2011 Pukkelpop stage collapse Hasselt, Belgium Stage
2011 QAL scaffold collapse Gladstone, Queensland, Australia scaffold
2011 Canterbury Television building collapse Christchurch, New Zealand Commercial building 115 dead, collapsed during earthquake
2012 Vieira Fazenda Office Block Collapses Praça Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Office Buildings 17 dead
2012 Downsview Park stage collapse Toronto, Ontario, Canada Stage 1 dead
2012 Algo Centre Mall Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada shopping mall 2 dead, 22 injured
2012 Longwave transmitter Europe 1, Mast 2 Felsberg-Berus, Germany guyed radio mast
2013 Building Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Building under construction [7] 3+ killed
2013 Building Thane, Mumbai Building under construction [8][9] 45 killed, 50 injured
2013 Rana Plaza Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh Commercial building[10] 1100+ killed, 2500+ injured
2013 22nd and Market Building Collapse Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Building 6 dead, 13 injured[11]
2013 Penang Second Bridge Penang Island, Malaysia Bridge 1 dead, 3 injured
2013 Row houses collapse 400 block of Daly Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Row houses 8 injured[12]
2013 I-5 Skagit River Bridge collapse Skagit County, Washington, U.S. Bridge 3 injured[13]
2013 Building under construction Sao Paulo, Brazil Building At least 6 dead and 20 injured[14]
2013 Residential building Mumbai, India Building At least 61 dead, 32 injured when a five-storey building pancake collapsed in the financial district.[15]
2013 22-storey residential building Medellin, Colombia Residential building 8 missing[16]
2013 Maxima superstore Riga, Latvia Commercial building 54 dead[17]
2013 Apollo Theatre London, UK Theatre 76 injured[18]
2014 Gyeongju Mauna Resort Gymnasium Gyeongju, South Korea Gymnasium 10 dead, 124 injured[19]
2014 2014 Synagogue Church building collapse Lagos, Nigeria building At least 44 dead, and 130 rescued from the wreckage[20]
Ivanovo Power Plant, Cooling Tower 4 Ivanovo, Russia Cooling tower [8]
2015 Thumper Pond Resort Ottertail, Minnesota Indoor waterpark 0 injured[21]
2015 Military training center barracks Omsk, Russia building 23 dead [22]
2015 I-10 bridge collapse Desert Center, California bridge 1 injury[23]
2015 Mecca crane collapse Mecca, Saudi Arabia Crane 118 killed, 394 injured
2015 Queen Juliana bridge crane collapse Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands 2 Cranes on pontoons No injuries [24]
2015 Dharahara (earthquake, 25 May)) Kathmandu, Nepal 19th century Tower 200 fatalities
2015 Vestas V112 Wind turbine Lemnhult, Sweden Wind turbine
2016 Altenbeken-Buke E66 Wind turbine machine house fall Altenbeken, Germany Wind turbine
2016 Weiguan Jinlong (earthquake, Feb 6)) Tainan, Taiwan Residential Building 114 fatalities[25]
2016 2016 Lagos building collapse Lagos, Nigeria Building under construction
2016 Vivekananda Flyover Bridge Kolkata, India Flyover Bridge [26]
2016 Hu Fa Kuang Sports Centre, City University of Hong Kong Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong Roof collapse 3 injured[27]
2016 Fengcheng power station collapse Fengcheng, Jiangxi, China Cooling tower under construction 74 deaths, 2 injuries[28]
2016 Uyo Church collapse Lagos, Nigeria Church 60 deaths [29]
2017 Česká Třebová Sport Hall Collapse Česká Třebová, Czech Hall
2017 Plasco Building collapse Tehran, Iran shopping mall 21 deaths, 16 firefighters and 5 civilians

Transportation[edit]

Year Structure Location Casualties
1865 Steamboat Sultana boiler explosion Memphis, Tennessee, US
1882 Inverythan rail accident Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, UK
1891 Norwood junction rail accident London, UK
1954 BOAC Flight 781, de Havilland Comet Mediterranean Sea off Elba 35 dead (all)
1954 South African Airways Flight 201, de Havilland Comet Mediterranean between Naples/Stromboli 21 dead (all)
1966 BOAC Flight 911, Boeing 707 Near Mount Fuji, Japan 124 dead (all)
1970 Apollo 13, Apollo Service Module Lunar transfer orbit, about 321,860 km Earth altitude, in international territory 0
1979 American Airlines Flight 191, McDonnell Douglas DC-10 O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, US 273 dead (all on board, 2 on the ground)
1985 Japan Airlines Flight 123, Boeing 747 Mount Takamagahara in Gunma Prefecture, Japan 520 dead, 4 injured
1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster Cape Canaveral, Florida, US 7 dead
1988 Aloha Airlines Flight 243, Boeing 737 Pacific Ocean near Kahului, Hawaii, US 1 dead, 65 injured
1989 United Airlines Flight 811, Boeing 747 Pacific Ocean off Honolulu, Hawaii, US 9 dead, 38 injured
1996 TWA Flight 800, Boeing 747 Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches, New York, US 230 dead (all)
2002 China Airlines Flight 611, Boeing 747 over the Penghu Islands, Taiwan 225 dead (all)
2003 Space Shuttle Columbia disaster over Texas, US 7 dead

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