Piatt Street Plane Crash http://kmuw.org en Memorial Set For 49th Anniversary Of Piatt Street Plane Crash http://kmuw.org/post/memorial-set-49th-anniversary-piatt-street-plane-crash <p></p><p>A memorial service commemorating the 49th anniversary of the Piatt Street Plane Crash will take place Thursday afternoon at Piatt Park in Wichita.</p><p>The service will begin at 1pm at the corner of 20th and Piatt Street and a documentary about the crash will air on KPTS on Thursday at 8pm.</p><p>On January 16 1965, a Boeing fuel tanker filled with 31 thousand gallons of jet fuel, took off from McConnell Air Force Base and nose-dived into the northeast Wichita neighborhood.</p><p>All of the seven crew members and 23 residents on the ground were killed.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Carla Eckels 28968 at http://kmuw.org Memorial Set For 49th Anniversary Of Piatt Street Plane Crash