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Aeroméxico498Image seized by US Federal Government during investigation of AeroMexico 498. Image released into public domain as part of NTSB report. 31st August 1986

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Aeroméxico Flight 498 drops from the sky after a collision with another plane on the 31st of August, 1986.

435px-AeroMexico498_Annotated Annotated image of the crash site of Aeromexico Flight 498 (English) 31st August 1986

Sixty-seven people in the air were killed, and another fifteen died on the ground when the plane crashed in the suburbs of Los Angeles.

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