Air Crash - Denver CO.

Ref: G5261
  • £45.00

1961 DENVER CO. On July 11 1961 the United Airlines flight from Chicago to Denver crashed and disintegrated upon impact and burned when landing at Denver Airport. The crew members survived, but 16 passengers died. Badly burnt mail received a two line explanatory cachet ‘DAMAGED IN HANDLING / IN THE POSTAL SERVICE’ (Sanford Ref. 610711)