KPTS Documentaries

The Piatt Street Crash: Remembering Wichita's Worst...

Special | 28m 24s

On January 16, 1965, tragedy struck a north east Wichita neighborhood. A KC-135 tanker full of fuel from McConnell Air Force Base crashed just south of 21st & Piatt killing 30 people. This video includes recollections from a woman who saw firsthand the violent crash.

Aired: 01/15/09

Rating: NR

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