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Capt William Wade MacKenzie
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 4, 1977
New Hope
Paulding County
Georgia, USA

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.

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Record added: Feb 19, 2005
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