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Above: A man walks through the debris at the crash site in Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo/NPS)

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Out of the past: Grand Canyon marks 65th anniversary of tragic airline accident
Collision instigated the establishment of the modern Federal Aviation Administration

On the morning of June 30, 1956, two airliners took off from Los Angeles International Airport, both aircraft were modern airliners for the time, and flown by experienced crew. But neither would make it to their destination.

July 6, 2021