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Title
Crash at San Fernando Airport
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Musgrove, Dean
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Two men were en route to Santa Paula Airport when their plane lost power, after it reached 150 feet, and crashed nose down in a field, about 250 yards north of the San Fernando Airport runway. It was believed that strong winds may have played a role in the crash.
A fire fighter, holding a hose, examines the wreckage of a single-engine Bellanca Super Decathlon, which crashed during take-off from San Fernando Airport. On the right, the remains of one of the plane's two passengers is seen being carried away on a stretcher by four men, including three fire fighters.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;16 x 31 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094008
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b001_f4_i17
CARL0005028368
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29305
Subject
San Fernando Airport (San Fernando, Calif.)
Aircraft accidents--California--San Fernando
Aircraft accident victims--California--San Fernando
Bellanca airplanes
Airplanes--California--San Fernando
Debris--California--San Fernando
Fire fighters--California--San Fernando
Airports--California--San Fernando
Mountains--California, Southern
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
San Fernando (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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