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American Airlines Flight 383 Crash Site Hikes

Flight 383/128 Memorial Group Homepage:
http://www.flightmemorial.vpweb.com/

AA Flight 383 Crash-See "my journals" on this site: http://journals.fotki.com/Rollie08/

OUR VIDEO IN THIS ALBUM MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL OF OUR GUESTS. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED! SEE VIDEO DESCRIPTION BELOW...

...On Saturday, July 17, 2010, the Flight 383/128 Memorial Group had the honor of meeting Dr. Paul and Dorian Hart-Cochran when they visited us from Hyannis, MA. Dorian's father, Bruce Hart, a Decca Records engineer, passed away when American Airlines flight 383 from New York's LaGuardia Airport slammed into a northern Boone County Kentucky hillside as it approached the Greater Cincinnati Airport. The video is a record of our hike to the crash site provided by Dr. Cochran and edited by Rollie Puterbaugh. Again, we suggest viewer discretion.

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Hiking
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Hiking
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VIDEO: Dorian Hart-Cochran's hike to the AA Flight 383 crash site
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VIDEO: Dorian Hart-Cochran's hike to…
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Photos that follow were taken during flight 383 hike on July 2, 2005
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Photos that follow were taken during…
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Crash Site of American Airlines Flight 383 as researched by Flight 383/128 Memorial Group, Inc. before finding images of the area in 2010.
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Crash Site of American Airlines Flig…
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Aerial photograph taken in 1968 showing the staging area, access road, and debris field of American Airlines 383. Image also reflects the approximate position where the surviving stewardess and Captain Weekley were found. Yellow line is Boeing 727.
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Aerial photograph taken in 1968 show…
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Photograph shows same area as previous image showing the same landmarks as to where they would have been in the year 2006. Also, image shows about where the surviving stewardess and Captain Weekley were found relative to the Boeing 727.
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Photograph shows same area as previo…
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Distance from TWA Flight 128 {1967} and American Airlines Flight 383 {1965}.
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Distance from TWA Flight 128 {1967} …
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Matt getting a better view in search of Flight 383
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Matt getting a better view in search…
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A plane departing Greater Cincinnati Airport as we search for crash site.
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A plane departing Greater Cincinnati…
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The foilage hides signs of the disaster of 1965 and the search begins to seem hopeless.
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The foilage hides signs of the disas…
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Matt stumbles into something...we examine it. It is made of aluminum and is riveted together!
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Matt stumbles into something...we ex…
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As the plane descended through the trees it was ripped into pieces.
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As the plane descended through the t…
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Debris and remains of the Boeing 727
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Debris and remains of the Boeing 727
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Crash Site - Ground Zero
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Crash Site - Ground Zero
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The Debris Field
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The Debris Field
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Possible window piece.
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Possible window piece.
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The magnitude of our find begins to be realized by us.
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The magnitude of our find begins to …
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40 years later, I achieve my goal of finding and visiting the scene of the crash of AA flight 383. Check out crash journal on this site
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40 years later, I achieve my goal of…
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Photos that follow were taken during flight 383 hike on April 4, 2009
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Photos that follow were taken during…
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View from Kentucky State Route 8 of Crash Site Hillside
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View from Kentucky State Route 8 of …
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Mr. Dolwick Points to Area of AA 383 Crash November 9, 1965.
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Mr. Dolwick Points to Area of AA 383…
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Abandoned cart mired in mud as we hike towards our objective.
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Abandoned cart mired in mud as we hi…
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Power Line Tower
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Power Line Tower
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View of Ohio River Valley Looking West
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View of Ohio River Valley Looking We…
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Remnants of the Crash Site Access Road
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Remnants of the Crash Site Access Ro…
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Theoretical "view" from the flight deck of the wrecked airliner
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Theoretical "view" from the flight d…
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Photo shows area that AA Flight 383 destroyed as it sliced through the hillside,coming to a stop directly behind the photographer taking this picture.
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Photo shows area that AA Flight 383 …
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Piece of airliner Mark found near the access road.
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Piece of airliner Mark found near th…
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Destroyed Tree at Crash Site
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Destroyed Tree at Crash Site
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Mark standing in debris field
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Mark standing in debris field
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Rollie on old access road
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Rollie on old access road
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A small flag positioned in remembrance....
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A small flag positioned in remembran…
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Very dense foilage near the top of the bluff
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Very dense foilage near the top of t…
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Top of the hill....
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Top of the hill....
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View from the access road....
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View from the access road....
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Linemen bring Electric and Phone Service to AA 383 Crash Site.
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Linemen bring Electric and Phone Ser…
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Mark and I back at Kentucky State Route 8!
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Mark and I back at Kentucky State Ro…
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Linda and Mark along Route 8
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Linda and Mark along Route 8
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Photos that follow were taken during the flight 383 hike on April 25, 2009
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Photos that follow were taken during…
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Passing a collapsed farm shed on way up to the crash field.
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Passing a collapsed farm shed on way…
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Linda standing at access road termination point where we believe the cockpit of Boeing 727 came to rest.
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Linda standing at access road termin…
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Small piece {on log} found at site. Can not confirm if associated with crash.
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Small piece {on log} found at site. …
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Airliner slid uphill through this area.
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Airliner slid uphill through this ar…
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Through the thicket at the crash site, an airliner descends on the proper centerline to runway 18
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Through the thicket at the crash sit…
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Photos that follow were taken during flight 383 hike on June 27, 2009.
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Photos that follow were taken during…
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Harvey Pelley-Hebron Fire Department 1965
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Harvey Pelley-Hebron Fire Department…
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Harvey studies the tree that was brought down by The Boeing 727 nose
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Harvey studies the tree that was bro…
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Harvey's reaction to being at the crash site after 44 years: "Unreal"
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Harvey's reaction to being at the cr…
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