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November 1, 2010


Allegheny Airlines plane crash, Shelby County, 1969

Flight, Interrupted

While the 1977 plane crash that killed the University of Evansville basketball team is infamous, Indiana has been the site of several notable air disasters.

September 6, 2010


Ted Stevens, United States Senator

The Hoosier Roots of the 49th State

When the longest-serving Republican Senator perished in a plane crash in August 2010, obituaries recalled the Alaska legislator’s Hoosier roots.

August 16, 2010


University of Evansville Plane Crash, December 13, 1977

The Night It Rained Tears

1977 was a year of excitement for men’s basketball at the University of Evansville. But on December 13, the season of new beginnings came to a tragic end.

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