Back Stories: John F. Kennedy Jr.’s Deadly Plane Crash

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — July 1999 brought another sad chapter in the Kennedy family saga.

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JFK Jr. was piloting a plane when it went down on its way to Martha’s Vineyard.

The bodies of “America’s Son,” his wife and sister-in-law were found a short time later.

“There was mourning from the Kennedy compound in Hyannis to JFK’s Tribeca apartment,” WCBS reporter Marla Diamond recalls.

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