Saturday, July 23, 2016

Historical Photo: Air Florida Flight 90 crashes into 14th Street bridge over Potomac River


January 13, 1982



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7 comments:

  1. Fake, on so many levels.

    1) Air Florida flight 90 was a Boeing 737-200, whereas that is a much larger aircraft.

    2) The 14th st bridge is not and never has been a suspension bridge.

    3) The 2000 model year Toyota Corolla and similar age Ford Taurus seem a little out of place in 1982?

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  2. Agreed. And I'm pretty sure this is SF-Oakland Bay Bridge

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  3. not to mention the ice/snow storm (not seen in this picture) 35 years ago today was the cause of the crash...

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  4. Those cars look a bit futuristic for 1982

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  5. Agree with all above comments.

    Additionally, if you find the full size uncropped version of this image, you will see the paint scheme doesn't even match the original Air Florida paint scheme (especially the tail section).

    Compare this:
    http://aws-cf.caradisiac.com/prod/photos/5/0/5/442505/3050729/big-305072987a.jpg?v=6

    To actual tail section wreckage:
    http://wtop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/AP_8201180208-727x485.jpg

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  6. That's my 2001 Corolla! I believe this is an accident more recently in Asia somewhere.

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  7. it's a digital graphic art by Steve McGhee!

    https://www.boredpanda.com/recipe-for-disaster-digital-art-by-steve-mcghee/

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