Vintage West Virginia; On This Day in West Virginia History, November 14th

November 14, 2022

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Vintage West Virginia

Plane crash memorial at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington (Photograph by Matthew Geiger)


On November 14, 1970, a chartered plane carrying the Marshall University football team and supporters of the program crashed near Huntington, killing 75 people.


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