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

If there is one plane crash that will never be forgotten, it is the tragic 1970 flight in which the entire Marshall University football team lost their lives. That was a moment etched into the soul of West Virginia forever. It left a university without a football team, and a city without answers.

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Where were you when you heard about the crash? Do you remember how West Virginians in your area reacted? Feel free to comment below and join the discussion.

To learn more about West Virginia, check out these 14 reasons why there’s no place quite like Marshall University.