The Terrifying, Deadly Plane Crash In South Dakota That Will Never Be Forgotten
Air travel is much safer than traveling by car, but every once in awhile something goes wrong and when a plane crashes, we tend to remember the tragedy for decades. In 1993, Governor Mickelson died, along with seven others, in a plane crash near Dubuqe, Iowa. Just a few years later, a crash with very unique circumstances made headlines in South Dakota. In the strangest of circumstances, a chartered jet veered off course by more than 1,500 miles and crashed near Aberdeen.
The Smithsonian Channel posted a story about this plane crash on YouTube, along with a simulation of the event:
Do you remember the 1999 Learjet crash in Aberdeen?
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