New York, NY Park Slope Plane Crash, Dec 1960
New York Air Disaster on December 16, 1960, a mid air collision between two airliners over Staten Island, New York City, in which one plane crashed into Staten Island and the other airliner crashed into a Brooklyn neighborhood. The crash killed all 84 people aboard Flight 826 and 44 on Flight 266 as well as six people on the ground.
The 1960 New York mid-air collision, also known as the Park Slope Plane Crash, was a mid-air collision between two airliners that occurred over New York City on Friday, 16 December 1960. The collision of United Airlines Flight 826 and Trans World Airlines Flight 266 caused Flight 266 to crash into Staten Island and Flight 826 to crash into Park Slope, Brooklyn, resulting in the death of all 128 people on board the two airliners, along with an additional six people on the ground. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1960_New_York_mid-air_collision
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