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House nearly hit by falling plane
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 was edited for publication purposes; Photograph may have also been used for article dated July 11, 1956.
Photograph dated July 11, 1956 used for caption dated February 6, 1958 article partially reads, "Lockheed's chief production fighter pilot was killed today in an ejection attempt from his crippled F-104A lightning-fast Starfighter which broke in half shortly after take-off from the Palmdale Airport and plunged to earth 75 yards from a Quartz Hill home. Henry C. Bosserman...managed to clear his ultra-sonic fighter before the plane crashed near the intersection of Avenue M-8 and 27th street West, four miles from the take-off point."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Air pilots--United States
Test pilots--United States
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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