University Of Evansville Plane Crash Events Today
40 years ago, the majority of the University of Evansville Men's basketball team lost their lives in a tragic plane crash.
You are invited to be a part of this event to honor the players, coaches, administrators and fans who lost their lives in the tragedy. The Memorial Dedication will take place on Wednesday, December 13 at 11 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Evansville.
Later this evening, the University of Evansville will hold a 40th Anniversary Commemoration at 7p.m. at Memorial Plaza on the campus of the university. This observance will be open to the public.
The 40th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1977 UE Plane Crash will be held next Wednesday at 7 p.m. on campus. See below for details on the documentary "From the Ashes" airing on WNIN. #Repost @wninpubmedia (@get_repost) ・・・ FROM THE ASHES tells the story of the 1977 University of Evansville Purple Aces basketball team – from its move to Division I men’s basketball, to the night the team perished in a tragic plane crash, and the successful rebuilding of the basketball program. FROM THE ASHES premieres at 8p Central on 12/13, the 40th anniversary of that fateful flight. (📸: @uevansville)