New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960)

New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960)


On Friday, December 16, 1960, United Airlines Flight 826, a DC-8 bound for Idlewild Airport in New York City (now John F. Kennedy International Airport), collided with TWA Flight 266, a Super Constellation descending into LaGuardia Airport. One plane crashed on Staten Island and the other one into Park Slope, Brooklyn, killing all 128 people on both aircraft and 6 people on the ground. The accident became known also as the Park Slope plane crash.

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News

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Historic images of New York City mid-air plane crash (Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1960) / New York Daily News


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