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The Orly Plane Crash Remembered

Nancy Zintak - Friday, May 18, 2012 - 11:11am

Most Americans can recall exactly where they were when JFK was shot and when the Challenger exploded. Likewise, most Atlantans from a certain generation remember the Orly plane crash with the same significance. I grew...

The Day Atlanta Stood Still: Remembering the Orly Crash

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 12:14pm

At the time, it was the deadliest crash in aviation history. On Sunday morning, June 3, 1962, Atlanta was stunned by the news that a plane carrying 122 of its citizens had crashed on take-off at Orly Airfield near Paris...

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