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The wreckage of the Boeing 747-100 that operated TWA Flight 800 was reconstructed in a hangar. (Photo by NTSB)
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TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054 End in Tragedy: July 17th in Aviation History

Posted July 17, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Tragic crashes of TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054, Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn, Apollo 11 launch, and more…

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Ex-TWA Flight Attendants Say They’ll Cross American Airlines Picket Lines

Posted February 6, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

With American Airlines Flight Attendants’ contract negotiations ongoing and the chance for a strike looming, former TWA flight attendants who lost their jobs after the American Airlines merger have little pity.

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Pan Am Boeing 747-100 "Clipper Neptune's Car" (N742PA) seen in Zurich, 1985. (Photo by Eduard Mamet via wikimedia)
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Pan Am Grounds All Flights: December 4th In Aviation History

Posted December 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pan Am ceases operations, Kuwaiti Airways Flight 221 is hijacked, the US Navy bombs Libya, and more…

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On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more…

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United Flight 232 on final descent, with visible damage to its tail.
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United Airlines Flight 232 Miracle Crash Landing: July 19 in Aviation History

Posted July 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines Flight 232 crash lands in Sioux City, Iowa after an amazing feat of airmanship by its captain and crew, TWA begins showing in-flight movies, and more…

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Sequence of China Airlines Flight 006 during its two and a half minute, 30,000-foot dive.
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February 19th in Aviation History: First Flight of the Boeing 757, Japanese Warplanes Attack Australia

Posted February 19, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The Boeing 757 makes its maiden test flight, Lufthansa lines up to be the first 737 customer, a TWA plane crashes in New Mexico, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: May 6th

Posted May 6, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Hindenburg Disaster in Lakehurst, New Jersey ends the era of the airship. Several firsts, such as PSA’s inaugural flight, United’s flights between NY and San Francisco, first flight of the P-47 Thunderbolt, and TWA’s delivery of the Boeing 307 Stratoliner, and more…

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January 16th in Aviation History: Final Space Shuttle Columbia Launch, TWA Flight 3 Crashes

Posted January 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Space Shuttle Columbia launches for the last time, five B-52s begin a round-the-world-flight, actress Carole Lombard is killed in the crash of TWA Flight 3, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 19th

Posted February 19, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A China Airlines flight survives a 30,000ft dive in 1985, though an Iberia flight suffers an all-fatal crash the same day. The Boeing 757 makes its maiden flight, Lufthansa lines up to be the first 737 customer, and more…

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XB-47 test flight, later to become the B-47 Stratojet.
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On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The world’s first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more…

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