[2012.201.B0051.0282]

Description:

Workmen using heavy equipment to right a flipped airplane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlin Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."

Creator(s): Southerland, Paul
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: July 17, 1979
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 17, 1979
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
July 17, 1979
Description:

Workmen using heavy equipment to right a flipped airplane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlin Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."

Note:

PublishDate: 07-17-1979 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): accidents | airplanes | newspaper photographs
Source: The Oklahoman: July 17, 1979
Added Title: Pilot Killed
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0051.0282
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc193111
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image