The plane ran off the end of the runway and burst into flames. Two flight attendants seated in the back of the cabin survived the crash and fire. A third flight attendant survived the disaster but later died in hospital.
Andy Warhol painted his first 'disaster painting', '129 Die in Jet!' based on the 4 June 1962 cover of the New York Mirror, the day after the crash. At that time, the death count was 129. (3 June 1962)
There are 3292 births, 3771 deaths, 1093 murders, 487 disasters and 1935 other events about 5595 people in 6174 places until today.
Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-) Calendar is an ongoing project since 1985 by DDV.