Marshall Plane Crash Site
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 38° 22.387 W 082° 34.791
17S E 361995 N 4248395
A sign telling us about the worst sports related air tragedy in U. S. history.
Waymark Code: WMH51W
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 05/24/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 17

Marshall Plane Crash Site

On Nov. 14, 1970, 75 people died in the worst sports related air tragedy in U.S. history, when a Southern Airways DC~9 crashed into the hillside nearby. The victims included 36 Marshall University football players, 9 fans and air crew of 5. No one survived this horrific disaster.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Marshall Plane Crash Site

Marker Location: West of Rt 75.

County or Independent City: Wayne County , WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2006

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