Dec 8, 2008

Pan Am Flight 214

(Wikipedia) - Pan Am Flight 214, a Boeing 707-121 registered as N709PA, was a domestic scheduled passenger flight from Baltimore to Philadelphia, which crashed on December 8, 1963 near Elkton, Maryland, after being hit by a lightning strike while in a holding pattern, killing all 81 persons on board. Continued

Photo: Historical Society of Cecil County (mislabeled as flight 714).