[2012.201.B0051.0212]

Description:

Completely demolished plane next to telephone pole. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "DEATH PLANE--Above are the remains of the Arrow Sport plane in which Thurman Braniff, son of the Braniff Airways Co., president, and Merrill Donley, Wiley Post airport instructor, crashed to their deaths Monday afternoon when it fell near the airport. The picture, taken from the back of the plane, shows how completely it was demolished by the impact and the crash into a telephone pole."

Creator(s): Owen, A. Y.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: July 12, 1938
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 19
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 12, 1938
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
July 12, 1938
Description:

Completely demolished plane next to telephone pole. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "DEATH PLANE--Above are the remains of the Arrow Sport plane in which Thurman Braniff, son of the Braniff Airways Co., president, and Merrill Donley, Wiley Post airport instructor, crashed to their deaths Monday afternoon when it fell near the airport. The picture, taken from the back of the plane, shows how completely it was demolished by the impact and the crash into a telephone pole."

Note:

PublishDate: 07-12-1938

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): accidents | airplanes | newspaper photographs
Source: July 12, 1938
Added Title: Death Plane
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0051.0212
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc192565
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image