The Terrifying, Deadly Plane Crash In Missouri That Will Never Be Forgotten

Summer was in full swing in late July of 1973, a day when, some Missourians would later note, the skies looked ominous, as thunderstorms approached St. Louis. By the end of the day, all eyes would be on the latest news – a horrific, deadly plane crash that took the lives of nearly all on board. Thirty-eight passengers perished that late July day while six, including the pilot and co-pilot, survived.

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