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These Look Like Normal Pictures, But What Happened After They Were Taken Is Shocking

Picture recovered from the crash site of Japan Airlines Flight 123, which shows the cabin before tragedy struck. All 509 people aboard were killed.


1985 ♦ August 12 – Japan Airlines Flight 123, a Boeing 747, crashes into Mount Osutaka after catastrophic failure of the pressure hull severs all hydraulic lines and renders the aircraft uncontrollable, killing 520 of 524 people on board. To date, it is the worst single-aircraft disaster in history.


Japan Airlines Flight 123: The crash that made outcasts of my children