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CRASH ANNIVERSARY: 35 year anniversary of the crash of Air Florida Flight 90 observed
Source: CNS Maryland - Capital News Service by Lauryn Froneberger
Date: February 1, 2017

Washington’s National Law Enforcement Museum remembered the 35th anniversary of the 1984 crash of an Air Florida jet into the 14th bridge with a discussion Tuesday night that featured the pilot of the helicopter that plucked several survivors out of the icy Potomac, the (former) local TV photographer who captured the rescues on video and former Washington Police Department detective. 74 people on board the plane were killed along with four motorists.

Heroes honored 35 years after deadly Air Florida Flight 90 plane crash
Source: WJLA | by Jay Korff/ABC7
Date: January 31, 2017

It’s a seminal moment in Washington D.C. history: the crash and subsequent rescue of passengers aboard doomed Air Florida Flight 90. “I’d never seen anything like it,” Don Usher said. Usher was the U.S. Park Police pilot who swooped in under horrendous conditions to pluck a number of surviving passengers to safety.

35 Years After Air Florida Crash, Helicopter Used in Daring Rescue Gets New Mission
Source: NBC4 by Mark Segraves
Date: January 13, 2017

The helicopter that saved five lives from the frozen Potomac River needed rescuing itself. News4's Mark Segraves reports on the restoration of one of the most famous choppers in history.

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