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19 Breath-Taking Pictures Captured Right When The Tragedy Struck

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These images might be disturbing because of the stories behind it. If you are up for the haunting stories then you have to see these images.

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Keith Sapsford, a 14-year-old, hid in the wheel of a flight leaving Sydney towards Japan. John Gilspin, who was testing his camera captured the moment. Unfortunately, the boy died after falling from 200 ft.

 

The Omagh bombing. The red car in the photograph had a bomb which exploded and killed 29 people and injured over 220 others. The man and the kid survived, but the photographer didn’t.

 

Diana Princess of Wales, her bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, left, and driver Henri Paul before the 1997 fatal crash.

 

This family snapped the last moments of Ayano Tokumasu’s life. The 20-year-old student in red threw herself over the railings outside the Niagara Falls to her death.

 

Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, an hour before they were shot by Serbian Nationalist Gavrilo Princip – the event which triggered the WW1.

 

This photograph was recovered from Japan Airlines Flight 123 after it crashed. A total of 520 passengers and crew were killed, only 4 survived.

 

The crew of Space Shuttle Challenger on their way to board. Challenger broke out just after 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members.

 

Final moments of Harambe, a child who fell into Gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo in 2016.

 

A dash cam recorded the Transasia’s Flight 235 crashed in the Keelung River in Taiwan. The plane carried 58 people, out of which only 15 survived.

 

Nicholas Mevoli after his last ‘Free Dive’. He was attempting to dive 236ft deep. He completed the dive, surfaced, gave the Ok sign, and tried to speak, before passing out. He died the same day from Pulmonary Edema.

 

The Concorde Crash which killed 113 people.

 

Gilles Leclerc and Marianne Labanane took a selfie at The Bataaclan Theatre as they were about see The Eagles of Death Metal Perform. However, 4 gunmen barged in and started shooting. Gilles was killed in the incident, while Marianne survived.

 

Photographer Robert Landsberg captured The Wall of Ash that would eventually kill him when Mt. St. Helen’s erupted. He managed to protect the film with his body.

 

This photo shows Parkour Enthusiast Pavel Kashin performing the trick which led to his death.

 

One of the last photos of Titanic afloat. It sank on April 15, 1912, after hitting an iceberg. There were approximately 2,224 passengers and crew aboard. More than 1500 didn’t survive.

 

Christopher McCandless’es (The Man from ‘Into The Wild’) final self portrait. The decomposed body was found by moose hunters in 1992, he lived in an abandoned bus for more than 100 days. The cause for death was officially ruled as starvation, while the exact cause is still up for debate.

 

Last image of Uruguayan flight 571, before it crashed in the Andes on 13-10-1972.

 

R.Budd Dwyer was the treasurer of Pennsylvania between 1981-1987, before being accused of bribery and withholding taxes. He shot himself on his televised trial, watched by millions.

 

Jospeh Avery crashed his boat in the Niagara river. While 2 other men died immediately, Avery managed to hold on to a rock for 18 hours, waiting for a rescue boat. Unfortunately, the boat capsized almost immediately after Avery managed to climb in, dooming him.

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