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Plane crashes in front yard at Van Ness and Slauson, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 3, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Dates on negative sleeve do not correspond with newspaper caption, which dates the event to August 3, 1935.
A similar photograph taken on the same occasion appears with the article, “Trio Injured in Crash,” Los Angeles Times, 4 Aug 1935: 1.
Spectators gather to watch the wreckage of a downed plane at 5715 Van Ness Avenue. Firemen and police administered first aid to the three injured occupants before sending them to hospital. The plane landed on the front lawn of a residential home in a densely populated neighborhood.
Handwritten on negative: Airplane Crash – Van Ness and Slauson
Text from negative sleeve: 1431 – 8-9-35 Airplane Crash Van Ness and Slauson 3 Victims 8/5/35
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Aircraft accidents--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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