Tomorrow Will be the 40 th Anniversary of American Airlines Flight 191 a regularly scheduled passenger flight operated by American Airlines from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. On May 25, 1979, the McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 operating this flight was taking off from runway 32R when it crashed into the ground. All 258 passengers and 13 crew on board were killed, along with two people on the ground. With 273 fatalities, it is the deadliest aviation accident to have occurred in the United States
TODAY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 2019 IS THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 811 WHICH WAS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED AIRLINE FLIGHT FROM LOS ANGELES TO SYDNEY, WITH INTERMEDIATE STOPS AT HONOLULU, AND AUCKLAND. ON FEBRUARY 24, 1989, THE BOEING 747–122 SERVING THE FLIGHT EXPERIENCED A CARGO DOOR FAILURE IN FLIGHT SHORTLY AFTER LEAVING HONOLULU. THE RESULTING EXPLOSIVE DECOMPRESSION BLEW OUT SEVERAL ROWS OF SEATS, RESULTING IN THE DEATHS OF NINE PASSENGERS. THE AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO HONOLULU, WHERE IT LANDED SAFELY.
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