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1989 ♦ January 8 – British Midland Flight 92, a Boeing 737, crashes near Kegworth, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, after one of its engines loses a fan blade and fails. Of the 118 passengers and 8 crew, 79 survive. The incident became known as the Kegworth air disaster and is the first loss of a Boeing 737-400.


Trans World Airlines - TWA Boeing 747-131 N93119 at London-Heathrow, May 1982. N93119 was sadly lost fourteen years later while operating as Flight 800, 17th July 1996. (Photo: Eduard Marmet)