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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated July 17, 1958 reads, "Lifting off runway at Whiteman Airpark in Pacoima is $200,000 hospital plane rebuilt by Volitan Aviation Co. in Pacoima. It is beleved to be frst [sic] C-47 plane in world revamped as aerial hospital. It will be accepted by Argentine government in Valley today or tomorrow and will be flown to South America where it will go into service as mercy ship for Heath and Ministry Department. Argentine Navy crew will fly it."; See images #00120095 through #00120097 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Whiteman Airport (Los Angeles, Calif.) Mobile hospitals--California--Los Angeles Aeronautics in medicine--California--Los Angeles Airplanes--Takeoff--California--Los Angeles Airplanes--California--Los Angeles Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane) Airports--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles) Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs