2003-11-14 / Community

Memorial To Flight 587 Dead Draws Hundreds

Memorial To Flight 587 Dead Draws Hundreds


Hundreds, including Mayor Michael Bloom­berg and a number of local politicians joined in a memeorial ser­vice at Beach 131 Street and New­port Avenue in Belle Harbor on Nov­ember 12 to honor the memory of the 265 people who died when American Air­lines Flight 587 crashed into that corner. In a pouring rain, Bloomberg promised the families of the victims of the crash that they would get a “suitable memorial.”Hundreds, including Mayor Michael Bloom­berg and a number of local politicians joined in a memeorial ser­vice at Beach 131 Street and New­port Avenue in Belle Harbor on Nov­ember 12 to honor the memory of the 265 people who died when American Air­lines Flight 587 crashed into that corner. In a pouring rain, Bloomberg promised the families of the victims of the crash that they would get a “suitable memorial.”











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