• Short Summary

    Three pilots and an instructor were killed Tuesday (30 May) when a Delta Airlines DC-9 twin jet airliner crashed and burned on a training flight at Greater Southwest Airport near Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Description

    Three pilots and an instructor were killed Tuesday (30 May) when a Delta Airlines DC-9 twin jet airliner crashed and burned on a training flight at Greater Southwest Airport near Fort Worth, Texas.

    The aircraft was making routine landing and take-off flights when the accident occurred. According to eye-witnesses, the plane skidded along the ground on its tail for about half a mile as it bust into flames.

    Delta Airline officials said the aircraft was on a routine check flight with an instructor from the Federal Aviation Administration when it crashed. After the crash, the plane continued to burn for two hours.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE6LB9LGF0IONQEPW5F7YOAHC
    Media URN:
    VLVAE6LB9LGF0IONQEPW5F7YOAHC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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