Pan Am Flight 759 crash site

Pan Am Flight 759 crash site


Kenner, Louisiana (LA), US
Pan Am Flight 759 was a regularly scheduled domestic passenger flight from Miami to San Diego, with en route stops in New Orleans and Las Vegas, United States. On July 9, 1982, the Boeing 727 flying this route was forced down by a microburst shortly after takeoff, crashed into the New Orleans suburb of Kenner. All 145 on board and 8 people on the ground were killed. The crash had the highest number of aviation fatalities in 1982.
Pan Am Flight 759 was a regularly scheduled domestic passenger flight from Miami to San Diego, with en route stops in New Orleans and Las Vegas, United States. On July 9, 1982, the Boeing 727 flying this route was forced down by a microburst shortly after takeoff, crashed into the New Orleans suburb of Kenner. All 145 on board and 8 people on the ground were killed. The crash had the highest number of aviation fatalities in 1982.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org, aviation-safety.net, www.planecrashinfo.com, abcnews.go.com, www.nola.com, www.baaa-acro.com
By: Fab

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