All but four passengers and one flight attendant of the 79 people aboard died in the crash into the 14th Street bridge over the Potomac River. Here are historic and current photos from the incident. Four people on the bridge also were killed.
A jetliner flies high over a tranquil scene at the 14th Street bridge, where 30 years ago winter weather and human error conspired to bring down Air Florida Flight 90 in a disaster that claimed 78 lives. This image is a composite exposure created by taking several photos and combining them with computer software to transcend the visual limitations of standard photography. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post Buy Photo