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.

For more tragedies in Texas that you might have a vivid recollection of, read The 11 Most Horrifying Disasters That Ever Happened In Texas.