Ten most expensive disasters in the history of mankind (10 photos)

Titanic - $ 150 Million
One of the most famous disasters cost just $ 150 million (in today's money).

Tanker and Bridge - $ 358 million.
August 26, 2004 car crashed into a full tanker which caught fire and exploded, destroying the bridge.
The cost of reconstruction - 358 million dollars

Train Collision $ 500 million.
September 12, 2008 in California, two trains collided.
25 people were killed, money-losing company MetroLink totaled $ 500 million (including payments to families of victims)

Fall B-2 bomber $ 1, 4 billion.
B-2 bombers, made by stealth technology, crashed Feb. 23, 2008. Flames destroyed almost the entire plane.
Both pilots ejected and survived.

Oil spill tanker Exxon Valdez - $ 2, 5 billion.
Oil spill tanker Exxon Valdez was not the biggest in terms of quantity of oil, but because of the remoteness of the place katasrofy, the whole operation of cleaning oil stains oboschlas 2, 5 billion dollars

Fire at oil rig - $ 3, 4 billion.
One of the worst disasters in the history of oil production complexes.
Due to an error technical staff who forgot to change one safety valve, an explosion and fire.
This disaster claimed the lives of 167 workers and cost $ 3, $ 4 billion

Challenger Explosion - $ 5, 5 billion.
January 28, 1986 after 73 seconds after launch space shuttle Challenger exploded.
Price shuttle and equipment amounted to 5, 5 billion dollars.

The explosion of the tanker Prestige - $ 12 billion.
November 13, 2002 explosion of the oil tanker Prestige resulted in the release of 77,000 tons of fuel.
His maid was worth $ 12 billion.

The explosion of the Space Shuttle Columbia - $ 13 billion.
February 1, 2003 shuttle Columbia failed.
It cost Americans $ 13 million.

Chernobyl. $ 200 billion.
April 26, 1986 there was a terrible disaster in the history of mankind.
The explosion of the 4th unit of Chernobyl evacuation of people, the elimination of the consequences, and so costs amounted to a conservative estimate of $ 200 billion.


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