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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph article dated January 4, 1962 partially reads, "Three men flying from Chicago to Santa Monica escaped serious injury Wednesday when their private plane flipped over after an emergency landing in a North Hollywood vacant lot. The plane clipped a power line and temporarily put radio station KMPC off the air from 3:56 to 4:09 p.m. The station's transmitter supplied with power from the line slashed by the plane, is near Burbank boulevard and Bellaire avenue where the plane landed." Photograph caption reads, "North Hollywood vacant field became forced landing strip Wednesday for light plane - 'We would have made it,' said Brennan, 'if it hadn't been for the soft ground.'" The injured men are identified as: Arthur Brennan, 46, co-pilot; Robert Riddle, 32, pilot and John Benge, 47, passenger. They were all treated at Valley Doctors Hospital in North Hollywood.; See image #00137189 for additional photo in this series.
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