Definitions for "1960 New York air disaster"
United Airlines Flight 826, Mainliner Will Rogers, registration N8031U, was a Douglas DC-8 en route from O'Hare Airport in Chicago to New York International (Idlewild) Airport in New York City, New York on December 16, 1960. Trans World Airlines Flight 266, Star of Sicily, registration N6907C, was a Lockheed Super Constellation en route from Dayton and Columbus, Ohio to New York's La Guardia Airport. The two aircraft collided in mid-air over Miller Army Field, a military airfield on Staten Island, at 10:33 AM Eastern Time.