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Title
Aerome´xico DC-9 accident in Cerritos
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Chinn, Paul
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
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.
Photograph caption for Aug. 31, 1986, reprint reads: "Then: charred memories are all that remained of one home after destruction rained from sky." Two firemen stand in the middle of smoking plane wreckage, charred timbers and solitary chimneys with TV antennas, all that remain after a collision between an Aerome´xico jetliner and a smaller craft over Cerritos. Note on back of photograph reads, "View looking south towards Reva Pl. from Ashworth Pl. shows deadly path the DC-9 created." Photograph caption for July 8, 1987, reads, "Investigation of Cerritos disaster cited "limitations" in air traffic control system as main cause of midair collision that killed 82."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00077879
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b002_f1_i14
CARL0000078740
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24622
Subject
Aerome´xico
Aircraft accidents--California--Cerritos
Aircraft accident victims--California--Cerritos
Dwellings--California--Cerritos
Lost architecture--California--Cerritos
Fire fighters--California--Cerritos
Debris--California--Cerritos
Fires--California--Cerritos
Cerritos (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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