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Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archive-It Partner Since: May, 2007

Organization Type: Colleges & Universities

Organization URL: http://www.vt.edu/   

Description:

Virginia Tech, with funding from the US National Science Foundation through grant IIS-0916733, is leading an international consortia to build a human and computing network to collect, archive, organize, and provide ready access for scholars, professionals, and the public interested in supporting ongoing recovery of communities that have faced a crisis or tragedy. In scope are school shootings and all other types of man-made or natural disasters. We welcome involvement of those with relevant content or who are interested in developing collections, as well as those seeking or promoting deeper understanding of CTR.

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East River Helicopter Crash ( October 5th, 2011)

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

The Private Helicopter Crashed in to East River, killing one passenger and injuring three on October 4th 2011

Subject:   Spontaneous Events EastRiver Helicopter,  Crash ,  Rescue United States NewYork

Indonesia Plane Crash (September 2011)

Archived since: Oct, 2011

Description:

The plane Crash in Indonesia where 19 people died

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Indonesia,  Crash ,  Plane

Nepal Plane Crash (September 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in Nepal on Sunday, killing all 19 people on board, including two U.S. citizens

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  Crash ,  Plane nepal

Nevada air race crash (September 16, 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The crash of a World War II-era plane during a Reno air race where the death toll has been rose to nine people Saturday as investigators combed through wreckage and scoured amateur video clips to determine why the aircraft suddenly spiraled out of control and plummeted to the ground near hundreds of spectators. Close to 60 were injured in the incident, which occurred Friday.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  Crash ,  Nevada race

Russia Plane Crash Sept 7,2011

Archived since: Sep, 2011

Description:

The Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash occurred on 7 September 2011 at 16:02 local time, when a Yak-Service Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying the professional ice hockey team and coaching staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), crashed near Yaroslavl, Russia. Preliminary reports say that all but two people (one player and one crew member) who were on board are confirmed dead

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  Crash ,  Plane Russia Hockey

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