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Small plane crashes in El Monte
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Sergieff, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated January 6, 1985 reads, "Workers remove the wings of a private plane that crashed in a back yard half a block from the El Monte Airport. The pilot, Downey City Councilman Robert G. Cormac, 65, walked away with just an injured elbow, said El Monte Police Agent Tom Armstrong. Cormac had just taken off in his 1973 Cessna when the engine started sputtering and died. The plane partially landed on the roof of a house on Mulhall Street and ended up in the back yard. The $25,000 plane was destroyed, but the house suffered only minor damage."
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Aircraft accidents--California--El Monte
Airplanes--California--El Monte
Cessna aircraft
Debris--California--El Monte
Dwellings--California--El Monte
Backyards--California--El Monte
El Monte (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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