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10 a.m. Commemoration of 50th Anniversary of United Airlines Flight 826 and TWA Flight 266 Collision

December 16, 2010, 10:00am11:00am

Free w/ RSVP
Wreckage in Park Slope, Brooklyn on Dec. 16, 1960 (credit: UPI)

Scattered throughout New York, there are thousands of memorials and monuments honoring people, deeds and events that have left indelible marks on our City.

However, for the 134 souls who died on the morning of December 16, 1960 when United Airlines Flight 826 and TWA Flight 266 collided over the skies of Staten Island, there has never been a fitting commemoration.

On Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. – fifty years to the day of the tragic crash – Green-Wood Cemetery will unveil a new eight-foot memorial honoring those who perished, both in the sky and on the ground in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The granite monument will stand sentinel near the gravesite where the unidentified remains of victims have rested for half a century.

We hope you will join us on December 16th for this special unveiling ceremony and memorial service.  We will gather at 9:45 a.m.  The service will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m

Please RSVP on-line or call 718.768.7300

Location: The main entrance at 25th Street at 5th Avenue


December 16, 2010
Free w/ RSVP
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