On June 3, 1962, Atlanta was stunned by the news that a plane carrying 106 of its citizens had crashed on take-off at Orly Airfield near Paris, France. This GPB special is their story – the story of who they are, what brought them together in death, how a city was torn apart by their losses, and how that city was changed by the determination to honor them.

The Day Atlanta Stood Still The Day Atlanta Stood Still

The Day Atlanta Stood Still
The story of the 1962 plane crash that devastated Atlanta and the tragedy's legacy.

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