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Somber, stunned relatives of passengers of United Airlines Flight 553 maintain a vigil at the Cook County morgue, awaiting word of the fate of their loved ones. The jetliner crashed approaching Midway Airport, killing 43 of the 61 persons aboard and two in a home.

( Jack Mulcahy, Chicago Tribune / December 8, 1972 )

Somber, stunned relatives of passengers of United Airlines Flight 553 maintain a vigil at the Cook County morgue, awaiting word of the fate of their loved ones. The jetliner crashed approaching Midway Airport, killing 43 of the 61 persons aboard and two in a home.

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