This vintage photograph from 1960 shows the aftermath of the Park Slope Plane Crash near Sterling Place and 7th Avenue. Two planes collided mid-air while descending into La Guardia, and Idlewild airports (later renamed to J.F.K. Airport), killing all 128 people on both aircraft, and six people on the ground. The other plane crashed on Staten Island at Miller Field. Here is a Google StreetView of the same area in Park Slope, rebuilt, as it appears today:
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