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Wichita State University Plane Crash

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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

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References: 

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).

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