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Dino NJ

I was scrap booking anything & everything regarding air travel, planes, aerospace & space travel in 1979, etc, something passed on to me by my father. I remember including photos (the O'Hare disaster, the PSA collision in San Diego and Skylab, which fell out of orbit and crashed in Australia a couple of months later in 1979) from glossy magazines like LIFE, TIME, US NEWS & WORLD REPORT, or local newspapers, etc.

A side note: I remember since reading that passengers on that doomed plane had live video access of that takeoff from a front facing camera, being projected on the TV/movie screens and witnessed their doom live, as it happened. Very poignant, eerie, if not downright scary or macabre.

I also remember the Etan Patz case very well as I was in Catholic grammar school at the time and was a big story that dominated the local news broadcasts (I remember the Son of Sam hype in 1977, even being only 7 years old that summer) I believe he is the first child (at least verified) to have his case & photo, as part of a missing story on a "milk carton.

And I do remember reading up on updates and new developments of the Patz case (since solved and closed) during the summer of 2012, where they mentioned the quirky oddity of the O'Hare crash happening the same day he went missing.

Thank you Rob for your historical recollections.

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