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Title
1 killed as massive crane collapses at LAX
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Haering, Michael
Date Created and/or Issued
1987
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
Photograph shows part of a 200-foot crane, which collapsed as it lifted a large section of steel framework into place during the remodeling of a Los Angeles International Airport terminal. A portion of the collapsing crane struck a car traveling on the lower road, and fatally injured its driver, 34-year-old Kee Teck Goh, as well as seriously injuring two steel workers. Photograph dated April 7, 1987.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;27 x 30 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095514
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b006_f4_i12
CARL0005101687
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30067
Subject
Los Angeles International Airport
Construction industry--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Construction equipment--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Airport terminals--California--Los Angeles
Cranes, derricks, etc.--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Los Angeles
Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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