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1969 - In Tainan, Taiwan, 36 people were killed when a Far Eastern Air Transport plane crashed after experiencing engine failure during takeoff.

1973 - In Leningrad, Russia, 79 people were killed when an Aeroflot flight went into a spin and dove into the ground.

1999 - In Ruian, China, a Chinese passenger jet crashed while trying to land in Wenzhou. All 61 people onboard were killed.

2003 - In Xinjiang province, China, more than 260 people died when an earthquake, with a magnitude of 6.4, struck in the early morning. More than 2,000 were injured.

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