• flight 587 November 13, 2021 5:49 am

    Dominican Americans Cope With ‘Lasting Impact' of Flight 587 Crash 20 Years Later

    Cid Wilson remembers the fear and disbelief. Twenty years ago, the nation’s second-deadliest plane crash shook a terrified nation two months after the Sept. 11 attacks. But it really hit one group particularly hard: New York City’s growing Dominican American community. On Nov. 12, 2001, American Airlines Flight 587 crashed in Queens, New York, shortly after takeoff. All 260 people aboard...

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