Mohawk Airlines Crash - July 1963
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1549 hours on July 2, 1963, a Mohawk Airlines Martin 404 attempted to
takeoff during a severe thunderstorm. During the initial climb, the pilot
lost control of the aircraft and it crashed to the ground. Upon impact,
the aircraft broke into several pieces and was consumed by fire. Airport
firefighters responded to the crash and immediately began a rescue operation.