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by deevee
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?
Replies: 26
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Re: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?

My mom is adamant that it was a NY to Moscow flight in 1988, not Zurich. Could it have been an Aeroflot plane? She said there was some joint venture between Aeroflot and Pan Am around that time.

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by deevee
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?
Replies: 26
Views: 4987

Re: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?

My mom was traveling with me so what few details I have were confirmed by her. We definitely didn’t end up on asphalt, that much I remember for sure.

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by deevee
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?
Replies: 26
Views: 4987

Re: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?

It may have been a 727 but yes, this was the route. We flew to Moscow and continued on to Leningrad. The plane was in the air for probably less than 2 seconds before the explosion and it came back down and rolled past the runway into a field. I also thought for sure this would appear in official rec...

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by deevee
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?
Replies: 26
Views: 4987

Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?

Hi all, I was about 5 years old on a plane taking off from either New York or New Jersey and bound for the Soviet Union in 1988 (I believe it was around md year). I think the airline was Pan Am and I believe the aircraft was a 747. Almost immediately after takeoff, one of the engines exploded and we...

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