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1987 August 16 - Northwest Airlines Flight 255

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1987 August 16 - Northwest Airlines Flight 255

Post by planeanxiety » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:25 pm

Northwest Airlines Flight 255, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashed shortly after takeoff from Detroit Metropolitan Airport on August 16, 1987, at about 8:46 p.m. EDT (00:46 UTC August 17), killing all six crew members and 148 of its 149 passengers, along with two people on the ground. The sole survivor was a 4-year-old girl who sustained serious injuries. It was the second-deadliest aviation accident at the time in the United States.





CVR: https://www.tailstrike.com/160887.htm


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