One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Arizona
Flying has become such a routine method of travel that sometimes it can be difficult to remember that the fairly new technology was once incredibly risky. When traveling by air became more common in the 1950s, crashes, near misses, and fatalities occurred several times per year but little was done to better regulate the skies. It wasn’t until several large commercial airline crashes that resulted in mass deaths that changes were made. One of those incidents happened right here in Arizona.
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Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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