Park Slope plane crash: See old photos from 1960 mid-air collision

On Dec. 16, 1960, tragedy struck over New York City when two planes collided mid-air and came crashing down to the streets below.

It has been 56 years since United Airlines Flight 826 and Trans World Airlines Flight 266 collided. The United Airlines plane crashed in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and the Trans World Airlines flight ended up in Miller Army Airfield on Staten Island.

All 128 people aboard the two commercial aircrafts and six people on the ground were killed.

Scroll down to see dramatic photos from the scene. staff