Few things can grab the world's attention quite like a plane crash. The news that an aircraft has gone down makes for massive headlines that captivate the globe; it's a real-life scenario that produces nightmarish horror. These aviation mishaps often mean significant death tolls — complete survival of those on board is a rarity —and the crash sites often become memorials or hallowed grounds that serve as a tribute to the lives that were lost.
But what becomes of the wreckage? Well, oftentimes, it's just left at the scene. Sometimes, the plane has gone down in a remote area that's difficult to access or the wreckage is left as a memorial to the passengers who perished in the crash. This list explores those plane wrecks that are still intact — mangled old ruins that are located in places you can visit if you're daring enough and the scene doesn't give you creeps.
You Can Scuba Dive To Hawaii's Corsair Plane Wreck Site
WWII History Is Preserved In The Many Plane Crash Sites Of The Pacific Islands
Twisted Wreckage On Sólheimasandur’s Black Sand Beach Is A Haunting Tourist Destination
An Alaskan Aviation Relic Is A National Monument
A B-24 Sits On The Boulders In Arizona
An Air Aruba P4-YSA Rests In The Jungles Of Curaçao