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Lynyrd Skynyrd Tour Plane Crashes in Mississippi: October 20 in Aviation History

Three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed in a plane crash, a huge air race from England to Australia takes off, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
The wreckage of the Boeing 747-100 that operated TWA Flight 800 was reconstructed in a hangar. (Photo by NTSB)

TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054 End in Tragedy: July 17th in Aviation History

Tragic crashes of TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054, Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn, Apollo 11 launch, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
PATCO air traffic controllers picket outside of Bishop Airport in Flint, Michigan.

August 3rd in Aviation History: America’s Air Traffic Controllers Strike

Today we look back at the 1981 Air Traffic Controllers Strike and mourn the worst accident ever involving a Boeing 707.
by NYCAviation Staff

 

 
Air France Concorde F-BTSC on fire before crashing in Paris.

Air France Concorde Crashes in Paris: July 25 in Aviation History

An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, French aviator Louis Blériot crosses the English Channel, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
This B-47 Stratojet and its JATO bottles coughs its way into the sky, giving the runway some second-hand smoke.

March 11th in Aviation History: Air Force Jet Nearly Nukes Georgia Coast

China's first privately owned airline takes off while Canadian airline JetsGo stops going, Japan gets their first 767 AWACS, a B-47 jettisons a nuke, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff