Disaster strikes as two planes collide on the same runway

On the night of November 19, 1996, a small twin turboprop aircraft is taxiing at Quincy airport in Illinois. At the same time, another plane, United Express Flight 5925, is getting ready to land—on exactly the same runway. (3:40)

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