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Attend final CAB session
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Valley Times Photo Collection;
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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On January 31, 1957, a Douglas DC-7B transport plane crashed into the school yard of Pacoima Junior High School, 9919 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, after colliding with a Northrop F-89J Scorpion jet trainer plane. Debris was also strewn across the grounds of Terra Bella Elementary School, adjacent to the junior high, and Pacoima Congregational Church, next door to the school. Three students and five airmen died and many more students were injured. The radarman aboard the jet was the only airman who survived. See images 00147115 through 00147134 for all photos in this series.
Photograph caption dated March 21, 1957 reads, "Mmes. James Reid, left, president of Pacoima Junior High School PTA, and Charles K. Frazer, safety chairman of school PTA, walk back to their seats during brief recess at today's CAB hearing. They attended meeting as observers along with two representatives of 31st District PTA." See images 00147115 through 00147121 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d056_ f35_i19
United States.--Civil Aeronautics Board
Northrop Aircraft, Inc
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pacoima Middle School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--PTA--Presidents
Parents' and teachers' associations--California--San Fernando Valley
Governmental investigations--California--San Fernando Valley
Aircraft accidents--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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