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American Flyers Airlines Crash - Ardmore, Oklahoma
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 34° 18.205 W 097° 06.466
14S E 674131 N 3797419
Quick Description: On April 22, 1966 Ardmore was the site of the worst plane crash in Oklahoma history, which killed 83 people. The crash occured about 1.5 miles NE of Ardmore Air Park.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2009 1:33:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM62M4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
Views: 15

Long Description:

"The aircraft crashed into foothills during landing attempt at Ardmore Municipal Airport . Incapacitation of the captain with a heart attack during final stages of approach. The captain, who suffered from a long standing heart condition and diabetes, managed to keep his pilot license by falsifying his medical records."
Disaster Date: 04/22/1966

Memorial Sponsors: Family and Friends of Victums

Disaster Type: Sociological

Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Date of dedication: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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