KPTS Documentaries

Black & Gold: Remembering The WSU Plane Crash

Special | 57m 53s

On October 2, 1970, two charter planes carrying the Wichita State University football team left Denver heading for Logan, Utah. One plane deviated from the charted course and crashed into the side of a mountain. This powerful documentary recounts the story of the tragedy that forever altered the Wichita community, and the subsequent journey of healing almost 40 years later.

Aired: 10/02/09

Rating: NR

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Delos V. Smith Senior Citizens Foundation & Center Fidelity Bank Fahnestock K.T. Wiedemann Foundation, Inc.