University of Evansville Basketball Team

Date: 12/13/1977
Crash Site: Evansville, Indiana

The DC-3 aircraft holding the Evansville team attempted lift off in dense fog and rain, but failed to maintain stability and crashed in a nearby field. The one player that was unable to attend the game and subsequently not on the plane perished in an automobile accident shortly after the crash. Fourteen players and one coach were killed.