ROMULUS, Mich. -
1987: Northwest Airlines Flight 255, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashes after takeoff in Romulus, Michigan, near Detroit, killing 154 of the 155 on board, plus two people on the ground. At the time, Flight 255 was the second deadliest…
The plane took off from Detroit Metro Airport en route to Phoenix on Aug. 16, 1987, but moments later, it crashed into Middlebelt Road.
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