American Airlines Flight 96, June 11, 1972; The Paris DC-10 Crash 1974

At 1919:48 local time on a cool summer’s evening, American Airlines Flight 96 lifted off from runway zero three right (03R) at Detroit’s Metropolitan Airport. The date was 11 June 1972. Flight 96 was a DC-10 (Series 10) scheduled service from Detroit to Buffalo and was lightly loaded with only 56 passengers and 11 crew.…