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Title
Jet after crash and fire
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Musgrove, Dean
Date Created and/or Issued
1981
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
This crash occurred after an air traffic controller incorrectly cleared the plane, flying from San Jose, for landing. The captain delayed the go-around and the plane stalled. It then banked left and the wingtip touched the runway, causing the nose to go down and for the plane to skid down the runway. A fire then broke out, but only four of the 96 passengers and crew members sustained minor injuries.
Photograph caption dated February 19, 1981 reads, "The battered fuselage of Air California jet lies just off a runway at Orange County's John Wayne Airport."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00093523
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b001_f6_i8
CARL0005027880
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29268
Subject
Air California
John Wayne Airport (Santa Ana, Calif.)
John Wayne Airport (Santa Ana, Calif.)--Employees
Aircraft accidents--California--Santa Ana
Airplanes--California--Santa Ana
Runways (Aeronautics)--California--Santa Ana
Fires--California--Santa Ana
Fire fighters--California--Santa Ana
Fire engines--California--Santa Ana
Foam
Boeing 737 (Jet transport)
Airports--California--Santa Ana
Santa Ana (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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