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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: May 4th

Posted May 4, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The “Superga Air Disaster” kills the entire Torino AC football team, US Airways joins Star Alliance, EAS Flight 4226 crashes after overshooting a runway and demolishing dozens of buildings, Lunar Orbiter 4 and Magellan space probe launch, Amy Johnson sets another speed record and more!

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The aft section of this Aviaco Douglas DC-9 was caused by a hard landing in Spain in 1992.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: March 30th

Posted March 30, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Eight high school girls die when Delta Air Lines Flight 9877 crashes into their hotel room in 1967. Also, Aloha Airlines announces the end of operations, Sudan Airways Flight 111 is hijacked, John Glenn bows out of Senate race, German man claims ownership of airspace above his property and much more.

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