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Photograph caption dated August 7, 1958 reads "Vito Galasso Jr., 14, shown with his parents, today won $105,000 settlement for injuries suffered in Jan. 31, 1957, plane crash in Pacoima." The boy was burned when a Douglas DC7B transport crashed into the Pacoima Junior High School yard after colliding with a Northrop jet trainer plane. Douglas Aircraft and Northrop Aircraft Corporation were sued by the boy and his parents. Pictured with them is an unidentified man, probably their attorney, Mark Niesen.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00124476 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d029_f3_i12 CARL0005419977 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/55995
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