#OnThisDay: Remembering the University of Evansville Plane Crash

*Post written by Jennifer Greene, university archivist at the University Archives and Special Collections.

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In honor of all those that were lost in the plane crash on December 13, 1977. Our city still mourns this terrible loss of the University of Evansville’s basketball team. WNIN is airing the Joe Atkinson’s documentary, “From the Ashes”, tonight at 8:00 PM CST.

For more photographs of this tragic event, check out the Gregory Smith and Sonny Brown collections in the University Archives and Special Collections’ online digital gallery.

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