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 Marshall University Football Team Memorial

Marshall University Football Team Memorial

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Death 14 Nov 1970
Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11639 · View Source
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Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, suffered collegiate sport's worst catastrophe on November 14,1970 when a chartered jet crashed while returning the football team, coaches, athletic officials and supporters from a game with East Carolina University. Seventy five people perished during an attempted landing at Huntington's Tristate Airport. Seven members of the team are buried at the memorial site located at the twentieth street entrance of the cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11639
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marshall University Football Team Memorial (unknown–14 Nov 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11639, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .