29 January 1970 - Aeroflot Flight 145, a Tu-124V (CCCP-45083) Crashed into a snow-covered hill, 29 kilometres (18 mi) away from Murmansk Airport, Soviet Union on approach, sliding down the snowy slope. 11 of 38 on board were killed.
1943 Curtiss C-46 "Commando. Glenn Curtiss began his career as a builder of bicycles and then, motorcycles. In 1907 he became the "fastest man on earth" when he attained a speed of 136.4 MPH on his V8 powered motorcycle. On July 4th, 1908, Curtiss gained notoriety of a different kind when he flew his flying machine, named the "June Bug", a distance of over 5000 feet to win the Scientific American Trophy. This was the first pre-announced, public flight in America.