Hebron in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Crash of TWA Flight 128
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ruled pilot error as the cause of the crash. It remains the worst accident in Kentucky aviation history. This resulted in the construction of an Approach Lighting System (ALS) for runway 18, which was completed in July 1969
Erected 2011 by Flight 383 and 128 Memorial Group, Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Disasters. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 39° 4.575′ N, 84° 40.093′ W. Marker is in Hebron, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hebron KY 41048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crash of AA 383 (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1937 Flood at Constance / Anderson Ferry (approx. 2.2 miles away); Crash of TWA Flight 694 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cleves Warsaw Road Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away in Ohio); Duncan House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Historic Burlington, KY (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Burlington, KY (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hebron.
Also see . . .
1. Flight 128 Crash. (Submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. TWA Flight 128. (Submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.