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Title
Two perish in jet crash
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Creator
Clarke, Ed J
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
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.
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated September 25, 1957 reads "This is overall scene showing two-story home of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Stone at 16433 Chase St., Sepulveda, extreme right, which was destroyed by flaming T-33 Air National Guard jet trainer which hit roof of house and burst into flames in back-yard. Huge fireball from exploding fuel burned guest house, center, to ground, gutted garage and swimming pool dressing rooms, in background. Firemen working with Guardsmen and police search through ruins trying to find possible clues to what caused crash, fifth fatal plane crash in San Fernando Valley this year. Mrs. Stone had been swimming in pool, near gutted house, two hours before plane crashed. She was talking to her son on telephone and watched in horror as jet blew up in back-yard." The pilot and an observer on the plane did not survive the crash. Three photos were used to form panoramic scene. See images 00155129 through 00155131 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 16 x 26 cm.
Identifier
00155131
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d059_f5_i20
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/128129
Subject
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Fire fighters
Police
Soldiers
Men
Jet planes, Military
Aircraft accidents
Airplanes
Dwellings
Fire engines
Fire fighting
Debris
Lost architecture
North Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sepulveda (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period
1951-1960

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