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Documentary recalls Aces plane crash


Forty years ago Wednesday, a plane carrying the University of Evansville men’s basketball team to a game in Tennessee crashed shortly after takeoff at Evansville Regional Airport, killing all 29 people on board.

A documentary about the tragedy, From the Ashes, aired at 8:00 p.m. Central Time Wednesday on WNIN Public Television.

WNIN’s John Gibson spoke with the film’s director, Joe Atkinson…

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