50 people are presumed dead in Quebec oil train derailment. A look at past disasters in Canada

  • by: The Associated Press
  • Updated: July 11, 2013 - 11:35 AM

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — Police say 50 people are presumed dead following Saturday's fiery oil train crash that incinerated the downtown area of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, making it Canada's worst railway crash in nearly 150 years. Here is a list of some past accidents in Canada — including air crashes, shipwrecks, mining disasters and derailments — with high death tolls.

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