Date: March 01, 1978
Location: Los Angeles, California
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
Reg: N68045
Airline: Continental Airlines
Flight No: 603
Fatalities: 200 : 2

Two people were killed when the pilot aborted a takeoff after the plane suffered two blown tires. The plane veered off the runway and the landing gear failed leading to a fire. Several passengers not heeding the warnings of the stewardess exited onto the wing and fell into the fire.