Victims of Flight 587 remembered at memorial in Queens

Family members of the victims gathered for a memorial service today in Queens. (11/12/13)

QUEENS - Today marks the 12th anniversary of the crash of Flight 587.

Family members of the victims gathered for a memorial service today in Queens.

The Dominican Republic-bound flight went down moments after takeoff, crashing in Belle Harbor. All 260 people on board were killed, along with five on the ground.

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The crash happened just two months after Sept. 11, immediately sparking fears of another terrorist attack, though investigators ruled the crash an accident.
 

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