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Plane clips power line, flips landing
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated January 4, 1962 partially reads, "Three men flying from Chicago to Santa Monica escaped serious injury Wednesday when their private plane flipped over after an emergency landing in a North Hollywood vacant lot. The plane clipped a power line and temporarily put radio station KMPC off the air from 3:56 to 4:09 p.m. The station's transmitter supplied with power from the line slashed by the plane, is near Burbank boulevard and Bellaire avenue where the plane landed." Photograph caption reads, "Brennan, left, and Riddle survey plane - They escaped serious injury in forced landing." The injured men are identified as: Arthur Brennan, 46, co-pilot; Robert Riddle, 32, pilot and John Benge, 47, passenger. They were all treated at Valley Doctors Hospital in North Hollywood.; See image #00137188 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department
Air pilots--United States
Airplane crash survival--California--Los Angeles
Aircraft accidents--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Beechcraft (Airplanes)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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