December 16, 1960 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

61 years ago on December 16th, 1960

Two planes collide on approach to JFK, crashing down in Miller Field, Staten Island and Park Slope, Brooklyn, killing all aboard both planes and six people on the ground

View photos of the crashed plane at Seventh Avenue and Sterling Place at the NYC Department of Records.


References:

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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 63°F in 1971
Record Low: 7°F in 1876


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