Airplanecrash American Airlines Flightnumber 587

American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens, New York shortly after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport on November 12, 2001.

The Airbus A300-600 jet, registered N14053, which left JFK bound for Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport, crashed at 9:17 A.M. local time. All 260 people on board were killed [2 flight crew members, 7 flight attendants, and 251 passengers (including 5 unticketed infants sitting on their parents’ laps)], along with five people on the ground, making it the second deadliest crash on American soil



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