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Death plane inspected
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated October 19, 1955 reads "Laurance Lightbody, left, and Bernard T. Nacht, aviation safety agents of Civil Aeronautics Administration in Van Nuys, check engine and propeller assembly of light plane piloted by Joel W. Thorne which hurtled into North Hollywood apartment house killing Thorne and two others."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Civil Aeronautics Administration--Employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Aircraft accidents--California--Los Angeles
Accident investigation--California--Los Angeles
Debris--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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