|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1977|
Captain of Southern Airways Flight 242 from Muscle Shoals, AB to Atlanta, GA on April 4, 1977. The DC-9 was crippled by a severe hail storm which broke the windshield and damaged both engines, which couldn't be restarted. The crew was forced to make an emergency landing on a highway in New Hope, Georgia. One wing struck a utility pole and the plane break apart. Part of the plane struck a gas pump causing an explosion.
Created by: A Marine's Daughter
Record added: Feb 19, 2005
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