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Comair Jet Crashes Off of Wrong Runway: August 27th in Aviation History

Today in 1910, air-to-ground radio transmission is born; 1913, the first loop-the-loop maneuver is performed; in 1939, the jet age begins with the first flight of the Heinkel 178; 2006, Comair 5191 crashes in Lexington, Kentucky.
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 1st

Space Shuttle Columbia completes two important missions, SAS bans smoking on many flights, X-15 sets a speed record, United Flight 629 is bombed and more.
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