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Chicago Timeline: 1972 Crash of United Airlines Flight 553
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Selective list of materials at Chicago Public Library. This December 8, 1972 crash killed 45 people including U.S. Representative George Collins as well as the wife of an indicted Watergate conspirator carrying $10,585 in cash. 18 passengers survived. Due to the unusual circumstances the crash was heavily investigated, but ultimately ruled pilot error.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Aircraft Accident Report Aircraft Accident Report
United Air Lines, Inc., Boeing 737, N9031U, Chicago Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, December 8, 1972
Book - 1973
The Board
Cz W .67 N27 1973xa
National Transportation Safety Board. Aircraft Accident Report National Transportation Safety Board. Aircraft Accident Report
http://libraryonline.erau.edu/online-full-text/ntsb/aircraft-accident-reports/AAR73-16.pdf
Web Resource
YouTube: Chicago Fire Dept. - Midway Airport United Flight 553 Crash YouTube: Chicago Fire Dept. - Midway Airport United Flight 553 Crash
http://youtu.be/nQATaW4G8Yk
Web Resource
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