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The following are the current most viewed articles on Wikipedia within Wikipedia's Engineering failures category. Think of it as a What's Hot list for Engineering failures. More info »

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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Hindenburg disaster 3,776 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Salton Sea 3,057 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Aviation accidents and incidents 3,051 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Tacoma Narrows Bridge (1940) 2,051 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Boston Molasses Disaster 1,636 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Hyatt Regency walkway collapse 763 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Aggie Bonfire 672 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Piper Alpha 560 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Byford Dolphin 482 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Forensic engineering 446 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Buncefield fire 311 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Lake Peigneur 304 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 PS General Slocum 303 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Tay Bridge disaster 288 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 MV Derbyshire 217 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 New River (Mexico – United States) 196 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Flixborough disaster 192 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Life-critical system 130 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 HMS Captain (1869) 95 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Nicoll Highway collapse 94 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Big Dig ceiling collapse 89 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Westinghouse J40 72 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Knox Mine disaster 71 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Clyde Arc 69 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Versailles rail accident 69 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Communication during the September 11 attacks 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Civil engineering and infrastructure repair in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Cave Creek disaster 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 2010 Boston Water Emergency 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Crock (slang) 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Twin Shaft Disaster 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Studénka train disaster 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 March 2008 Manhattan construction crane collapse 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 MV Kowloon Bridge 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Gerrards Cross tunnel collapse 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 2001 Humber Refinery explosion 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Birkenhead Dock Disaster 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Casco class monitor 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Sneak circuit analysis 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 1995 Kharkiv Drinking Water Disaster 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Robb Engineering 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 May 2008 Manhattan construction crane collapse 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks

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Engineered systems that failed in a spectacular, historic or edifying way.

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