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Title
Wreckage of Aerome´xico collision, Cerritos
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Chinn, Paul
Date Created and/or Issued
1986
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Fire fighters put out flames in a home that was destroyed after debris from a mid-air collision between Aerome´xico Flight 498 and a Piper PA-28-181 Archer plane fell upon the Cerritos neighborhood around the intersection of 183rd Street and Carmenita Road. The collision killed 67 people aboard both aircraft and 15 people on the ground. Photograph dated August 31, 1986.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094753
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b002_f1_i2
CARL0005041962
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/32509
Subject
Aerome´xico
Aircraft accidents--California--Cerritos
Airplanes--California--Cerritos
Aircraft accident victims--California--Cerritos
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles County
Debris--California--Cerritos
Dwellings--California--Cerritos
McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (Jet transport)
Piper airplanes
Cerritos (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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