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This is one in a series of videos looking back at big stories in Sacramento area history. On Sept. 24, 1972, a restored Korean War-era jet lost control on a runway at Executive Airport in Sacramento during an air show, skidded across Freeport Boulevard and slammed into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor, which was crowded with 100 people that day. Twenty-two people died in the tragedy, including one family of four and nine members of a second family. Video compiled by David Caraccio
This is one in a series of videos looking back at big stories in Sacramento area history. On Sept. 24, 1972, a restored Korean War-era jet lost control on a runway at Executive Airport in Sacramento during an air show, skidded across Freeport Boulevard and slammed into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor, which was crowded with 100 people that day. Twenty-two people died in the tragedy, including one family of four and nine members of a second family. Video compiled by David Caraccio

45 years ago today: Farrell’s plane crash shocks Sacramento

September 21, 2017 11:48 AM

UPDATED September 24, 2017 08:21 AM

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