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May 11 – After takeoff from Miami, Florida, a fire started by improperly handled oxygen canisters in the cargo hold of Atlanta-bound ValuJet Flight 592, causes the Douglas DC-9 to crash in the Florida Everglades, killing all 110 on board.

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The day a plane with 110 people disappeared into the Everglades

It vanished with barely a trace. ValuJet Flight 592, with 110 people on board, plunged into the Everglades after taking off from Miami International Airport 20 years ago, May 11, 1996.