1956 Grand Canyon Crash

The 1956 Grand Canyon mid-air collision occurred on Saturday, June 30, 1956, at 10:30 am Pacific Standard Time when a United Airlines Douglas DC-7 struck a Trans World Airlines Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation over the Grand Canyon within the boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park, resulting in the crash of both airliners. All 128 on board both flights perished. It was the first commercial airline crash to result in more than 100 deaths, and led to sweeping changes in the control of flights in the United States.Here's where you can enter in text. Feel free to edit, move, delete or add a different page element.

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Below are various links with reference materials related to the accident


FAA Accident Overview


Journey to examine wreckage


CAB Accident report




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