Today we honor the victims of Piedmont Airlines Flight 22, a Boeing 727-22, which crashed July 19, 1967 in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Shortly after taking off from the Asheville Regional Airport, it collided with a Cessna 310, killing all 79 aboard the 727 and the three aboard the Cessna.
BlueRidgeNow.com has an excellent feature about the crash. Please take time to read and explore it; it’s well worth your time.
Please feel free to share questions, comments, and personal experiences about the crash here.
May the 82 victims rest in peace.