The Death of Omayra Sanchez

The final hours of 13-year-old Omayra Sanchez were captured in this haunting photograph, which was named the World Press Photo of the Year in 1986

The Summerland Disaster

A disastrous fire at the Summerland leisure centre on the Isle of Man killed at least 50 people

The 2002 Moscow Theatre Crisis

After Chechen separatists took the audience and cast of a Moscow theatre production hostage, Russian authorities used a tranquilizer gas to retake the theatre, with disastrous consequences

The Blue Hole

Why have up to 200 divers lost their lives at a popular dive site on the Red Sea?

The Mothman

A strange, winged humanoid seen multiple times in West Virginia, the ‘mothman’ was blamed by some for causing a deadly bridge collapse

The Great Molasses Flood

A ruptured tank released an eight foot wave of molasses, crushing buildings and vehicles and resulting in the death of 21 people