Victims of Flight 587 remembered at memorial in 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.

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

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

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Neighborhood Brief for Feb. 26
Activists say they want the city to retract 2 Residents converge to protest Bedford Armory Development
3 Neighborhood Brief for Feb. 26
The Brooklyn Academy of Music is hosting a 4 New Brooklyn Academy of Music exhibit features virtual reality storytelling
History lovers call Green-Wood Cemetery's trolley tour through 5 Black History Month: Green-Wood Cemetery trolley tour

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE