Silberglied Dies in Air Florida Crash

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Summary

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute research entomologist Robert Elliot Silberglied dies in the crash of Air Florida Flight 90. The aircraft crashed into Washington's 14th Street Bridge in heavy snow.

Subject

  • Silberglied, Robert E. 1946-1982
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," February 1982, p. 1.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

January 13, 1982

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Deaths
  • Accidents

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