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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.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 16 x 26 cm.
00155131 Valley Times Collection; HCNVT_d059_f5_i20 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/128129
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.)