March 1, 1962 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

62 years ago on March 1st, 1962

American Airlines Flight 1 crashes in Jamaica Bay after takeoff, killing all 95 people aboard

The cause was found to be a malfunction of the autopilot system.


More events from March 1st in New York History

⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

12 years ago
President Obama Visits the Flatiron District for a Fundraising Dinner [photos]

7 years ago
AGBC Front Yard: Hm, That Looks New

7 years ago
Cars Get Taken for a Robotic Ride in this Brooklyn Heights Building

6 years ago
Dangerous Wind Storm Expected Friday

4 years ago
First Confirmed Coronavirus Case Within NYC

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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 73°F in 1972
Record Low: 4°F in 1869

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