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November 12, 2001 – In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 en route to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.

November 12, 2001 – In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 en route to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.

June 23, 1972 - American Airlines Flight 119, a Boeing 727, was hijacked en route to Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma. After receiving $502,000 in ransom, he parachuted outside of Peru, Indiana but was later captured.

June 23, 1972 - American Airlines Flight 119, a Boeing 727, was hijacked en route to Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma. After receiving $502,000 in ransom, he parachuted outside of Peru, Indiana but was later captured.

April 2, 1990 - American Airlines Flight 658, an Airbus A300, was hijacked by a gunman armed with an Uzi in Haiti. He demanded to be flown to the United States, but eventually disappeared.

April 2, 1990 - American Airlines Flight 658, an Airbus A300, was hijacked by a gunman armed with an Uzi in Haiti. He demanded to be flown to the United States, but eventually disappeared.

August 15, 1959 - American Airlines Flight 514 (Flagship Connecticut), a Boeing 707 was on a training flight ending at Grumman Peconic River Airport, Calverton, NY now known as Calverton Executive Airpark, when during descent the aircraft began a barrel roll to the right, yawed and crashed in flames after the pilots shut off the engines to simulate a flameout. All 5 crew on board were killed. The cause of the crash was determined to be the failure of the crew to recognize the yaw.

August 15, 1959 - American Airlines Flight 514 (Flagship Connecticut), a Boeing 707 was on a training flight ending at Grumman Peconic River Airport, Calverton, NY now known as Calverton Executive Airpark, when during descent the aircraft began a barrel roll to the right, yawed and crashed in flames after the pilots shut off the engines to simulate a flameout. All 5 crew on board were killed. The cause of the crash was determined to be the failure of the crew to recognize the yaw.

October 1, 1988 - American Airlines Flight 658 was stormed and hijacked by three Haitian soldiers, demanding political asylum and to be taken to the New York. They surrendered after the pilots agreed to fly to New York.

October 1, 1988 - American Airlines Flight 658 was stormed and hijacked by three Haitian soldiers, demanding political asylum and to be taken to the New York. They surrendered after the pilots agreed to fly to New York.

September 14, 1960 - American Airlines Flight 361, a Lockheed L-188 Electra, caught its landing gear on a dike while landing at LaGuardia Airport. The aircraft came to rest upside down. There were no fatalities amongst the seventy-six occupants (seventy passengers, six crew).

September 14, 1960 - American Airlines Flight 361, a Lockheed L-188 Electra, caught its landing gear on a dike while landing at LaGuardia Airport. The aircraft came to rest upside down. There were no fatalities amongst the seventy-six occupants (seventy passengers, six crew).

December 28, 1970 - American Airlines (Trans Caribbean Airways) 727-200; St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands: The pilot made a hard landing which caused the aircraft to bounce, followed by a second touchdown which caused the main landing gear to fail. The aircraft overran the runway and hit an embankment. Two of the 46 passengers were killed, the crew survived.

December 28, 1970 - American Airlines (Trans Caribbean Airways) 727-200; St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands: The pilot made a hard landing which caused the aircraft to bounce, followed by a second touchdown which caused the main landing gear to fail. The aircraft overran the runway and hit an embankment. Two of the 46 passengers were killed, the crew survived.

February 9, 1998 - American Airlines Flight 1340 a Boeing 727 struck the ground short of the runway 14R threshold at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) while conducting a Category II (Cat II) instrument landing system (ILS) coupled approach.

February 9, 1998 - American Airlines Flight 1340 a Boeing 727 struck the ground short of the runway 14R threshold at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) while conducting a Category II (Cat II) instrument landing system (ILS) coupled approach.

March 3, 1946 - American Airlines Flight 6-103, a Douglas DC-3, routing New York-Tucson-San Diego, crashed into Thing Mountain, near El Centro, California. The crew reported flying over El Centro; thereafter the aircraft descended and crashed into the mountain. All 25 occupants on board (22 passengers and 3 crew) were killed. The cause of the crash was determined to be the pilot's action in permitting the descent to occur, for which no explanation has been found.

March 3, 1946 - American Airlines Flight 6-103, a Douglas DC-3, routing New York-Tucson-San Diego, crashed into Thing Mountain, near El Centro, California. The crew reported flying over El Centro; thereafter the aircraft descended and crashed into the mountain. All 25 occupants on board (22 passengers and 3 crew) were killed. The cause of the crash was determined to be the pilot's action in permitting the descent to occur, for which no explanation has been found.

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