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    The thirty-one victims of the Wichita State University plane crash in October 1970 are commemorated in this memorial near the Eisenhower Tunnel along Interstate 70.
    Highway memorial, Wichita State football team



Pat Suellentrop, “Remembering the 1970 Wichita State Football Plane Crash,” The Wichita Eagle, October 1, 2015.

Additional Information: 

Pat Graham, “Forgotten Tragedy: Survivors’ Quest to Keep Memories of 1970 Wichita State Crash from Fading,” Associated Press, September 26, 2010.

Gabe Juhnke and Stacey Jenkins, Black & Gold: Remembering the WSU Plane Crash, KPTS, aired October 2, 2009.

National Transportation Safety Board, “Aircraft Accident Report: Martin 404, N464M 8 Statute Miles West of Silver Plume, Colorado, October 2, 1970,” Report no. NTSB-AAR-71-4 (Washington, DC: National Transportation Safety Board, 1970).