American Disasters - Great Arkansas Disasters
Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers
Great American Disasters State by State
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These pages do not begin to cover all the disasters that have taken place in every state. There is also controversy over what constitutes and defines a "great" disaster from any other kind. All disasters are "great" to those directly involved in them.
So these pages are a mix of "great" and "not so great" disasters. The major disasters are all covered in the larger sites I have linked to as resources and the rest are related items of interest.
For example, you might not find a particular major disaster on this list, but it will be included in a site such as gendisasters.com, which is one of the resources found here.
This is an excellent place to begin your research. The links found here lead to an ever widening amount of information. Good luck in your efforts.
American Airlines Flight 1420 __ "American Airlines Flight 1420 was a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Little Rock National Airport in USA. On June 1, 1999, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (registration number N215AA) overran the runway upon landing in Little Rock and crashed." an encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Airlines_Flight_1420
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Arkansas Disasters Floods, Fires, Tornadoes, Mine Explosions and more __ "Events that touched our ancestor's lives: Arkansas floods, fires, Tornadoes, hurricanes, storms, mining accidents, explosions, train wrecks, ..." - From gendisasters.com - http://www.gendisasters.com/ar/
Arkansas Earthquake Information __ An overview and history of Arkansas earthquakes. - From usgs.gov - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/states.php?region=Arkansas
Arkansas hurricanes __ An index of wikipedia articles about hurricanes that have effected Arkansas. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Arkansas_hurricanes