Top 5 Most Expensive Accidents

Thursday, October 16th 2014. | Events


The most expensive accidents will make you surprise. The accidents in the world are very horrible and tragic.  Probably you have been involved in an accident before. But it will never beat the list of the most expensive accidents below. It killed a lot of people and destroyed the valuable items. The lost of many people is the main concern because we cannot pay for a life. Here is the list of the most expensive accidents in the world:

Most Expensive Accidents: Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 ($150 Million)

The sinking of Titanic is very famous in the world.  This accident occurred in 1912. You can watch the movie with the similar name. The main casts were Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet. It was inspired by the real sinking of Titanic, the magnificent ship in 1912. The cost of the ship’s construction was $7 million. There are 1500 people died in the sinking ship. The rate of this ship is $150 million today.

Most Expensive Accidents Sinking of the Titanic

Most Expensive Accidents Sinking of the Titanic

Most Expensive Accidents: Tanker Truck Explodes on Wiehltal Bridge, 2004 ($358 Million)

In 2004, people were shocked with the accident of tanker truck explosion on Wiehltal Bridge, Germany. The fuel carried by the tanker truck is 32,000 liter. The accident occurred after a car crashed on the truck which made the fuel explodes.  The bridge was damaged because of this giant explosion. The cost for this damage is $358 million. Get ideas about the most expensive abandoned cars here.

Most Expensive Accidents Tanker Truck Explodes

Most Expensive Accidents Tanker Truck Explodes

Most Expensive Accidents: Chatsworth Train Collision, 2008 ($500 Million)

Maybe you never imagine that the collision of a train can cost $500 million.  This big accident occurred in 2008.  It is called as the most pricey train crashes in the history. The train conductor was busy receiving message and neglected the red signal.

Most Expensive Accidents Chatsworth Train Collision

Most Expensive Accidents Chatsworth Train Collision

Most Expensive Accidents: B-2 Stealth Bomber Crash, 2008 ($1.4 Billion)

The most damage in the aviation world can be seen in B-2 Stealth Bomber Crash. This accident cost $1.4 billion. It happened on 23 February 2008. After taking off from the base in Guam, the plane crashed.

B-2 Stealth Bomber Crash

B-2 Stealth Bomber Crash

Most Expensive Accidents: Exxon Valdez oil spill, 1989 ($2.5 Billion)

Sometimes the accident occurred because the people are too ignorant. The Exxon valdex oil spill is one of the biggest accidents in the history. It cost $2.5 billion. The accident happened in 1898 when the ship master left the control room which made the tanker crashed the reef.   The ocean was filled with 10.8 million gallons of oil.

Exxon Valdez oil spill

Exxon Valdez oil spill

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