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Return To Dwight And Nile: The Crash Of PSA Flight 182

Airs Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 9 & 10 p.m. on KPBSTV

Above: Plaque honoring victims of the crash of PSA Flight 182.

In "Return To Dwight And Nile: The Crash Of PSA Flight 182," filmmaker David Fresina tells San Diego’s tragic story of the 1978 crash of PSA Flight 182 from the point of view of those who witnessed it first hand and those who had to spend days at the crash site cleaning up. Hear the stories of the people who lived and still live in the surround neighborhoods and from the families of the victims and the great people who worked for PSA.

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Preview: Return To Dwight And Nile: The Crash Of PSA Flight 182

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Above: 30 second promo clip for the upcoming documentary film "Return To Dwight And Nile: The Crash Of PSA Flight 182" by Filmmaker David Fresina. The film revisits the tragic 1978 crash of PSA flight 182 in San Diego. Filmmaker David Fresina travelled to San Diego in September 2008 for the 30th anniversary of the crash in North Park. He discovered a large number of people in and around San Diego who are still suffering from the memories of that terrible day. The film marks a turning point in the lives of many who were able to begin the healing process after 30 years.

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deedee | May 7, 2010 at 8:37 a.m. ― 4 years, 7 months ago

Thank you KPBS, David Fresina and all his associates. I did not live in San Diego in 1978 but currently live in the area where all the lives were lost. I drive past Dwight and Nile twice a day and since learning about the site a couple of years back find myself overcome with deep reverance when i pass the spot. It is so important for all those involved and affected to have this type of forum to release. I only wish there had been more of a warning that it was going to air - I almost missed it and didnt have time to call people who I know whould have wanted to watch.

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