Dozens gather to remember those killed in airplane crashes

HEBRON, KY (FOX19) --  Two of the worst crashes in U.S. airline history happened right here in the Tri-State at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport back in the 1960s.

As both tragedies seem to be passing into history with little notice, a group of survivors, rescuers and relatives is out to reverse that.

American Airlines Flight 383 crashed on the evening of November 8, 1965. TWA Flight 128 crashed in the evening of November 20, 1967.

The Flight 383/128 Memorial Group organized a remembrance ceremony Saturday to reflect on the events that changed so many people's lives more than 40 years ago.

"You would think that after 45 years, 43 years, time would have healed everything but I don't think that's always the case," says Mark Free who helped organize the event.

For family members the reading of the names was difficult but an appropriate way to recognize and remember every single victim.

"Years ago when I was nine years old nobody talked about it. I think it's very important again to remember, it does bring some healing," says Scott Wolf. Both of Wolf's parents were on Flight 128, but only his mother survived.

Another survivor, Bob Hart, says he will never forget that day when Flight 128 went down and while remembering is emotional he does not dwell on it.

"When I heard they were doing it I was so pleased because it just seemed like it had never been remembered and the fatalities are the ones that should be remembered," says Hart.

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