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Title
Wreckage of Aerome´xico collision, Cerritos
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Chinn, Paul
Date Created and/or Issued
1986
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.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
A mid-air collision between Aerome´xico Flight 498 and a Piper PA-28-181 Archer plane occurred over Cerritos near the intersection of 183rd Street and Carmenita Road, over which a section of the DC-9 fuselage and other debris are seen strewn. The collision killed 67 people aboard both aircraft and 15 people on the ground. Photograph dated August 31, 1986.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094755
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b002_f1_i13
CARL0005041964
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/32511
Subject
Aerome´xico
Aircraft accidents--California--Cerritos
Airplanes--California--Cerritos
Aircraft accident victims--California--Cerritos
Fire fighters--California--Cerritos
Debris--California--Cerritos
Airplanes--Fuselage
McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (Jet transport)
Streets--California--Cerritos
Dwellings--California--Cerritos
Piper airplanes
Cerritos (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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