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Edward Aubrey Gibson
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1930
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1974
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Husband of Jeanette Player Carroll. Son of Nelson B. Gibson and Erma Touchberry. Killed in Eastern Airlines Flight 212 near Charlotte, NC. Information obtained from death certificate.

On the morning of September 11, 1974, Eastern Air Lines Flight 212, a DC-9-31 carrying 78 passengers and 4 crew operating as a scheduled flight from Charleston, South Carolina, to Chicago, Illinois, with an intermediate stop in Charlotte, North Carolina, crashed while conducting an instrument approach in dense ground fog at Douglas Municipal Airport (now called Charlotte/Douglas International Airport). The aircraft crashed just short of the runway, killing 71 of the occupants. 13 people survived the initial impact, but three subsequently died from their injuries. One of the initial survivors died of injuries 29 days after the accident. The aircraft was destroyed by the impact and resulting post-crash fire. 
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Florence
Florence County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jane M. Howard
Record added: Dec 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31945761
Edward Aubrey Gibson
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