All 110 people aboard a ValuJet flight died when a fire broke out and the plane went down in the Everglades in Miami-Dade County in May 1996. Recent investigations have focused on SabreTech Corp., whose workers packed and labeled oxygen canisters that are believed to have triggered the fire.
According to the FAA, SabreTech employees improperly labeled and packed the oxygen canisters, which can heat up to 500 degrees when activated. According to the NTSB, the canisters were haphazardly stowed in the forward cargo hold of the DC-9.
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