Family members and people from around the nation gathered for two wreath laying ceremonies Monday to remember passengers and crew who died when two planes collided over the Grand Canyon 58 years ago.
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On June 30, 1956, United Airlines Flight 718 and Trans World Airlines Flight 2 collided at 21,000 feet, killing 128 people and spreading debris around a 1.5 mile radius.
The crash site in Grand Canyon National Park recently received National Historic Landmark status. The official dedication ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on July 8 at the Desert View Amphitheater looking out toward the crash site.