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Georgia's worst aviation disaster remembered

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Sunday the worst aviation disaster in Georgia's history will be remembered with a memorial service and survivor's reunion.

Southern Airways Flight 242 crashed in Paulding County in New Hope 36 years ago. Seventy-two people died, including nine Paulding County residents.

Following the service, there will be a showing of the National Geographic documentary, Southern Storm. There will also be newspaper articles on display as well as survivors on hand to talk about the ordeal.

The event will take place at 2 p.m. at the Historic Dallas Theater located at 208 Main Street, Dallas, GA.

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