Piatt Street Air Disaster: 50 Years of Healing

Special | 41m 10s  | Video has closed captioning.

On January 16, 1965 a Wichita neighborhood changed forever when a fuel-laden KC-135A tanker crashed onto Piatt Street. The resulting explosion caused massive destruction to homes and property, and killed 30 people. For the 50th anniversary, KPTS spoke to survivors and the families of the victims for a new documentary commemorating the disaster.

Aired: 05/10/23

Rating: NR

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Documentaries is a local public television program presented by PBS Kansas Channel 8.