Forst Zinna rail disaster

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Forst Zinna rail disaster
Date 19 January 1988
Location Forst Zinna
Country East Germany
Type of incident Collision with a T-64 tank
Trains 1
Deaths 6
Injuries 33

The Forst Zinna rail disaster occurred 19 January 1988 in Forst Zinna, East Germany. A Soviet T-64 tank got stuck on the tracks and was hit by express train.[1] 6 killed, 33 are injured. It was one of the worst train accidents in the history of the GDR.[2]

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Coordinates: 52°03′36″N 13°06′31″E / 52.0601°N 13.1085°E / 52.0601; 13.1085