We see post-tragedy images of tragic events on a daily basis. However there are often images captured right before a horrific event occurs.
Scroll down to take a look at the images we have compiled of photos taken moments prior to a tragedy.
#1 This image was taken by Robert Landsberg when Mt. St. Helen’s erupted. His body protected the film which captured this wall of ash.
#2 Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger Board The Challenger Which Killed All Seven Crew Members Only Seconds After Take Off.
#3 This picture was in 1976 just before the nurse passed away following an outbreak of Ebola.
#4 The Red Car below contained a bomb which killed 29 people in the Omagh bombing the photographer did not survive.
#5 You might recall Keith Sapsford, the fourteen year old boy who hid in the wheel of a flight leaving Sydney. Photographer John Gilspin, captured the plunge.
#6 William “Dave” Sanders was shot the chest during the Columbine High school massacre.
#7 Passengers on board Flight 571 before they crashed on the Andes in 1972.
#8 This picture was taken by Dave Hally right before it was shot down by Russia-Led Forces while flying over the Ukraine.
#9 A dash cam captured this flight crashing in the Keelung river In Taiwan. where only 15 people survived.
#10 Gilles Leclerc & Marianne Labanane snapped this picture while at the Bataclan Theatre right before gunmen shot at the crowd. Marianne survived the attack.
#11 Stunt man Robert Overcracker, died when his parachute failed to open while jet skiing over Niagara Falls.
#12 Picture was taken at the Cincinatti zoo in 2016, moments before this child fell in the Gorilla’s enclosure.
#13 West Milford was hiking in New Jersey and managed to take this photo before this bear turned on him.
#14 Nicholas Mevoli passed out after his last free dive and died from pulmonary edema later that day after passing out.
#15 This image was taken right before 20-Year-Old student wearing a red top jumped over the railings at Niagara Falls.
#16 Archduke Ferdinand And His Wife Sophie an hour before they were shot.
#17 In 1978, Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 tumbled to the ground after crashing into a cessna plane.
#18 This picture was found on board Japan Airlines Flight 123 following a crash where only four passengers survived.
#19 The last picture of Christopher McCandless’es taken before his body was discovered in 1992 by moose hunters.
#20 Pavel Kashin Performing attempting a back-flip lost his balance and fell to his demise.
#21 The legendary James Dean fuelling up one last time before he crashed.
#22 Possibly the last photo taken of The Titanic prior to it sinking after it’s collision with an iceberg.
#23 The Concorde engines caught on fire before it crashed into a hotel nearby.
#24 Diana Princess Of Wales in the backseat on the night before her tragic car crash.
#25 George Mallory And Sandy Irvine taken in 1924 before they started their ascent to the top of Mt. Everest.
#26 Paul Walker getting into the car that crashed which sadly cost his life.
#27 Great White band at Station nightclub in Rhode Island, right before a fire broke out taking many lives that night.
#28 R. Budd Dwyer took his life in front of millions of viewers during a televised trial.
#29 Image of Joseph Avery’s boat before it turned over in the Niagara River.
#30 This image of Patrick Swayze was taken not long before he passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 57.