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WJLA, January 13, 2012

Air Florida plane crash photos: 30 years since plane goes down in blizzard

On Jan. 13, 1982, Air Florida Flight 90 went down in the Potomac River in the midst of a blinding blizzard. Rescue operations were hampered by the heavy snow and ice-caked river.

One of the passengers who was aboard the Air Florida plane that crashed into the Potomac River is pulled by a life ring by a U.S. Police helicopter shortly after the accident.

(Photo: Charles Pereira/Associated Press) of fullscreen mode

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