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15/02/1961 Belgian jet crashes with United States figure-skating team


RISE Movie Trailer about the doomed 1961 U.S. Figure Skating team plane crash

A Boeing 707 aircraft crashed en route from New York City to Brussels, Belgium, killing all 72 passengers on board and one person on the ground. Those killed included the entire U.S. figure skating team on its way to the World Figure Skating Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
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    • Essentials 

    • Accident 

    • Loss of U.S. Figure Skating team 

    • Aftermath 

    • Investigation 

    • Notable victims 

    • Legacy