The Terrifying, Deadly Plane Crash In Texas That Will Never Be Forgotten
Airplane has been proven to be the safest method of travel, but that doesn’t take away the anxiety many people have about it. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and many Texans remember watching the tragedy of the 1985 Delta Airlines Flight 191 crash unfold right before their eyes.
On August 2, 1985, the crew decided to fly through a thunderstorm, which resulted in a loss of control of the aircraft and, ultimately, the deadly crash itself. Keep scrolling to read more about the terrible tragedy.
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Here’s a video further explaining the crash:
The crash has been the subject of many movies and TV shows, hopefully bringing to light the dangers of flying through thunderstorms and encouraging airlines to delay or cancel flights that may involve more turbulence than is generally deemed safe.
Do you remember the Delta Airlines Flight 191 crash? It was an event that many Texans will never forget.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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