17 Snaps That Were Shot Just Moments Before Tragedy Struck Them

Blog By mariam  |  04-01-18

These are amazing pictures.

The Titanic

The Titanic

The last shot before this ship sank.


The Tsunami Tragedy

The Tsunami Tragedy

This was one of the snaps shot before the tsunami that struck on December 26, 2004.


Paul Walker

Paul Walker

Actor Paul Walker’s last photo, getting into the car that would crash and kill him later that day in November 2013.


Died For Instagram post

Died For Instagram post

Tragedy struck Russian Andrey Retrovsky while he was trying to take snaps for a perfect Instagram post and fell to his death from the building.


The Niagara Fall Tragedy

The Niagara Fall Tragedy

One of the snaps shot shows Japanese student Ayano Tokumasa wearing red, just moments before she fell to her death at Niagara Falls.


They Were Hit By Train

They Were Hit By Train

These three friends were so engrossed in taking selfies, that they never heard the train coming from behind and sadly all were killed.


The fatal backflip

The fatal backflip

This boy while doing a backflip slipped and fell to his death. This snap was shot moments before tragedy struck.


Sad Tragedy

Sad Tragedy

Tragedy struck this 18-year-old girl when she accidentally touched a 27,000 live wire while taking a selfie on top of the train, which burnt and killed her.


The Circus Tragedy

The Circus Tragedy

This is the last shot of Karl Wallenda, the circus legend before falling from a height of 121 feet. He didn't use any safety equipment while pulling off this act.


The Photographer

The Photographer

An amateur photographer took this shot of 14-year-old Keith Saps Ford, hiding in the wheel well of a flight headed to Japan from Sydney in 1970, from where he fell to his death.


The Man Who Died In Zoo

The Man Who Died In Zoo

A man slipped and fell into the tiger’s cage in a zoo in Delhi, India. This is one of the snaps shot before he was dragged by the tiger to death.


The Nightclub Tragedy

 The Nightclub Tragedy

A musician noticing the start of a fire that would kill 100 people at The Station nightclub in Rhode Island on Feb. 20, 2003.


Rapper BIG

Rapper BIG

A photo shot of Rapper Notorious B.I.G. leaving a party minutes before he was killed in a drive-by shooting. Who would have known something this deadly is to take place!


World Figure Skating Championship

World Figure Skating Championship

Here is the 1961 U.S. figure skating team posing for a photo before their flight to the World Figure Skating Championship in Belgium. The plane crashed while attempting to land and all of them died.


Japan Airlines Flight 123

Japan Airlines Flight 123

One of the snaps recovered from the crash site of Japan Airlines Flight 123, which shows the cabin before tragedy struck. All 509 people aboard were killed.


Deadly Tragedy

Deadly Tragedy

This picture was clicked just a few moments before a hot air balloon in New Zealand got stuck into several power lines and caught fire. All 11 people on board were killed.


James Dean

James Dean

Here is James Dean at a gas station with his Porsche just moments before his fatal car crash in 1955.








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