On this day…

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


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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