Thursday, July 12, 2012

Flight 759 documentary showing

Monday, July 9, marked the 30 year anniversary of crash Pan Am flight 759 into a Kenner neighborhood. 153 people were killed in the accident, 145 people on the plane and eight on the ground according to the National Transportation Safety Board's report on the crash.

Seven people killed in the accident were from the local area—Louis and Willie Mae Ledet, Armond and Cecile Dupre, Ronald and Gwendolyn Gonzales all from Houma and Susan Savoie from Cut Off.

At noon on Saturday, July 14, the Terrebonne Parish Main Library, at 151 Library Drive in Houma, will show a documentary about this event. New Orleans filmmaker Royd Anderson directed and produced the film called “Pan Am Flight 759.” It is free and open to the public.

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