Thirty years ago today, Air Florida Flight 90 hit the 14th Street Bridge while taking off from Reagan National Airport. It crashed into the Potomac River, killing all but five of the 79 passengers. Summary | Photos | Video of rescue | The survivors | The skies today
Photo by Charles Pereira (U.S. Park Police)

Thirty years ago today, Air Florida Flight 90 hit the 14th Street Bridge while taking off from Reagan National Airport. It crashed into the Potomac River, killing all but five of the 79 passengers. SummaryPhotos | Video of rescueThe survivors | The skies today

Photo by Charles Pereira (U.S. Park Police)