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Today in Transportation History: Air Florida Flight 90

Today, January 13, 1982, adapted from Anniversaries: According to the TV news, an extremely cold Arctic outbreak had spread across the eastern half of the United States, dropping temperatures to -25°F in Chicago and near 0°F in Atlanta. There was a major freeze in the central Florida citrus groves. At National Airport, the temperature dropped to 2°F. …

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