Rockland Co History Hike: Crash of Flight 6231


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flight 6231The Historical Society of Rockland County will host a Hike Through History focusing on Northwest Airlines Flight 6231, on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at 2 pm.

Northwest Airlines Flight 6231 crashed in Harriman State Park on December 1, 1974, just minutes after taking off from Kennedy Airport, on its way to Buffalo.

The hike to the 1974 commercial plane crash site is approximately two miles (one mile in and one mile out). It is an easy to moderate hike over gently rolling terrain. Sturdy footwear is recommended due to some rocky terrain. A short lecture will take place at the site.

Those who choose not to hike to the site can follow other vehicles to a camp road located within a few hundred yards of the site.

The meeting location will be provided with a confirmed reservation. This hike cost $5/person, pre-paid reservations are required.

To register for this Hike through History, click here.

Photo: Flight 6231 plaque, provided by the Historical Society of Rockland County.

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