Grand Canyon mid-air collision 30 June 1956

The Grand Canyon mid-air collision occurred on June 30, 1956, when a Trans World Airlines Lockheed L1049 Super Constellation (TWA 2) struck United Airlines Douglas DC-7 (United 718)¬†over the Grand Canyon National Park. All 128 on board both flights perished, making it the first commercial airline crash to result in more than 100 deaths. Grand…