60 years ago today - the USFS crash on route to Worlds

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60 years ago today - the USFS crash on route to Worlds

Post by Elizabeth » Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:27 pm

The entire U.S. World Team perished when Sabena Airlines Flight 548 crashed in the town of Berg-Kampenhout near Brussels.

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Worlds (in Prague), set to begin on Feb. 22nd, was cancelled that year and a long time of rebuilding for US figure skating followed.

I recall Don Jackson mentioning that he had a possibility of travelling with the US team but didn't.

More on the crash and the aftermath: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabena_Flight_548

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