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1 killed as massive crane collapses at LAX
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Haering, Michael
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph shows the remains of a car that was struck by a falling crane, fatally injuring its driver, 34-year-old Kee Teck Goh, as well as seriously injuring two steel workers. The 200-foot crane collapsed as it lifted a large section of steel framework into place during the remodeling of a Los Angeles International Airport terminal. Photograph dated April 8, 1987.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 31 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Los Angeles International Airport
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
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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