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
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information. http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/
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 00147086 through 00147092 for all photos in this series. Photograph caption dated February 1, 1957 reads "Where DC-7 pilot died. Arrow points to spot where body of William Carr, 36, pilot of downed DC-7 was found. This section of plane crashed in back of Pacoima Congregational Church at 9989 Laurel Canyon Blvd." See images 00147086 through 00147092 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
00147088 Valley Times Collection; HCNVT_d056_f34_i23; H-21406.1 4x5 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/127075
Douglas Aircraft Company Pacoima Middle School (Los Angeles, Calif.) Police--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Aircraft accidents--California--Los Angeles Douglas DC-7 (Transport plane) Debris--California--Los Angeles Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)