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User currently onlineluv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12127 posts, RR: 49
Posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2695 times:
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I am almost certain that aviation and figure skating have little if any overlap, though check out this link.

Nationwide live event to remember '61 crash that killed U.S. Figure Skating team


http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/loc...at-killed-u.s.-figure-skating-team

[Edited 2011-02-14 14:02:10]


You can cut the irony with a knife
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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25700 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2435 times:

Newsreel footage (no sound) of the aftermath of the Sabena 707 crash.

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=68364

It was the first crash of a 707 involving passengers (3 earlier crashes on training flights, both AA, and one on an acceptance/training flight prior to delivery to Braniff.)


User currently offlinetodaReisinger From Switzerland, joined Mar 2001, 2807 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1974 times:

Terrible 

And what was the cause of the accident?



I bitterly miss the livery that should never have been changed (repetition...)
User currently offlinemaxpower1954 From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 1119 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1946 times:

The cause of the crash was never conclusively proven - a mystery to this day. Russ Farris

http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19610215-3


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