1960 air crash in Park Slope, Brooklyn when a United Airlines jet smashed into Seventh Avenue, killing 90 people.

Please don't let this happen again.

FIGHT the FAA and Port Authority!  Voice your opinion and let them know it is unsafe, illegal, environmentally damaging and most of all damaging to your health to turn Park Slope into a runway for La Guardia.

Sign the petition here.

 

The day was Dec. 16, 1960, and two airplanes had collided in midair over Staten Island. One, a United Airlines DC-8 from Chicago heading to Idlewild (now Kennedy) International Airport, smashed into buildings in Sterling Place, just west of Seventh Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn

 

You can see an archival video of the 1960 aircraft crash in Park Slope here.