The Crash of Delta Flight 723 7-8 pm after a museum-hosted reception at 6:30 pm Winchendon-born US Army Veteran and author Paul D. Houle has spent over 25 years in the transportation industry. Tonight’s program is about the worst plane crash in New England history (at Boston’s Logan International Airport, in 1973): the origins of the flight, the events leading up to the crash, the subsequent investigations, and the story of the sole survivor (for 134 days). The history of aviation in Northern New England, the merger of Northeast Airlines with Delta Airlines, investigative procedures of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and the impact of Watergate on those will also be covered. Signed copies of both books on aviation safety The Crash of Delta Flight 723 and The Crash of Piedmont Airlines Flight 22 will be available for purchase.
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