Grand Canyon flights have deadly history
The Papillon Airways helicopter crash that killed three people and critically injured four Saturday was neither the first air disaster to happen at the Grand Canyon nor the most deadly.
Fatal airplane and helicopter wrecks in or near the Canyon date back more than six decades. The largest happened in 1956, when two airliners collided, killing the 128 people on board.
Here's a look at that and other crashes that have claimed lives at the Canyon.
June 30, 1956:A Trans World Airlines plane collides with a United Airlines plane after both flights depart from Los Angeles. All 128 people on... read more
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