All 87 crew and passengers died. It was caused by the disintegration of one of the turbine discs in one of the plane's engines, leading to uncontained engine failure. The turbine disc was later found to have manufacturing faults. LOT initiated their transatlantic routes in the early s, for which it decided to purchase Ilyushin Il The aircraft which crashed was the first Il that LOT had purchased for this purpose, manufactured in Flight was scheduled to depart from Kennedy International Airport at about local time on 13 March , but it was delayed because of a heavy snowstorm.
LOT Polish Airlines Flight 7
USA Boxing Remembers the Victims of the Plane Crash
Log in or Sign up. Boxing News 24 Forum. Dual meets were to be held in Cracow and Katowice, Poland. There had been problems with the landing gear on its first approach. On the second attempt the pilots used a special procedure to account for the faulty landing gear. There were 14 boxers and 8 officials on the plane.
USA Boxing Remembers the Victims of the 1980 Plane Crash
Discussion in ' Boxing Training ' started by sonyt , Apr 5, Log in or Sign up. Boxing News 24 Forum. Very sad story.
Don Hull, president of the U. The Polish Lot airliner on a flight from New York crashed two miles from Warsaw airport March 14, , killing all 87 people aboard, including 14 top U. The crash was a major setback to U. Seven American boxers in Warsaw for an international tournament attended the unveiling of the monument, which was surrounded by an honor guard of four Polish boxers dressed in their red and white warmup uniforms. Louis, Mo.