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On This Day in Aviation History: October 13th

Posted October 13, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Uruguayan Flight 571 crashes into the Andes, where 16 people survive 72 days before being rescued, inspiring the movie “Alive”. Also, Lufthansa Flight 181 is hijacked, a Bolivian 707 crashes in Santa Cruz, and an Il-62 crashes outside of Moscow.

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