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This June 6, 2012 photo shows Ronnie Cook, a northern Missouri farmer, next to a memorial honoring the crew and passengers of Continental Flight 11 in Unionville, Mo. Cook was a high school junior when the plane crashed on on May 22, 1962, and was among the first on the scene when the plane went down 50 years ago.

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Missouri town remembers '62 Continental jet crash

Maureen Riordan's family barely spoke about the plane crash that killed her father when she was just 11. Same for Ronnie Cook, a Missouri soybean farmer who as a high school junior was among the first on the scene when Continental Airlines Flight 11 went down 50 years ago just south of the Iowa border.


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