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Title
Copter crashes at airport
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Creator
Keeshen, Walt
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1958
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/
Description
Photograph caption dated February 6, 1958 reads "Firemen pour water on twisted wreckage of Bell helicopter which lost its aerial stability and plunged to earth in ball of flame at Whiteman Airpark, near corner of San Fernando road and Osborne avenue, Pacoima. Two men suffered serious injuries in crash which sent billow of smoke and fire several hundred feet into air when gasoline ignited. Both men managed to unfasten safety belts and roll away from blazing wreckage." See images 00155934 through 00155936 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Identifier
00155934
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d060_f10_i1
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/129173
Subject
Bell Aircraft Corporation
Whiteman Airport (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Fire fighters
Men
Bell helicopters
Helicopters--Accidents
Fire extinction
Fire hose
Debris
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period
1951-1960

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