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16/12/1960 Two airplanes collide near NYC killing 134

United Airlines Douglas DC-8, bound for LaGuardia Airport in New York City, collided with a TWA Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation descending into the city's Idlewild Airport. One plane crashed on Staten Island, the other into Park Slope, Brooklyn, killing all 128 people on both aircraft and six people on the ground.


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