Wednesday Marks 25th Anniversary Of Aeromexico Crash In Cerritos

CERRITOS (CBS) — A memorial was held Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of a horrific plane crash.

An Aeromexico DC-9 collided with a small place over the city of Cerritos on Aug. 31, 1986.

The flaming wreckage plunged into a residential area, killing 82 people, including 15 on the ground.

At least 20 homes were destroyed or damaged.

The victims were remembered during a ceremony at the Air Disaster Memorial, located in the Cerritos Sculpture Garden.


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