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NY1 Remembers Deadly Belle Harbor Crash Ten Years Later

It was just two months after 9/11, when a city already on edge dealt with another airplane disaster. Tomorrow, marks the 10th anniversary of the horrific American Airlines Flight 587 crash into a Belle Harbor, Queens neighborhood.

Investigators ruled out terrorism and blamed the crash, that left 260 passengers and crew members dead, on a mechanical failure. Five other people died on the ground.

It was third-highest death toll from an Airbus A300 accident.

NY1 commemorates the deadly crash with special coverage of the ceremony on its main channel and Spanish language NY1 Noticias beginning at 9:05 a.m.

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