[2012.201.B0051.0094]

Description:

Officials stand in the smoky ruins skeleton of a F-105D jet fighter. The plane's skeleton sits in a snowy field shortly after takeoff from Tinker Air Force Base. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Officials check the scorched skeleton of a F-105D jet fighter that exploded into flames and crashed shortly after take-off from Tinker Air Force Base Thursday night. The pilot, Capt. David Bartell, an Air Force Reserve member from Enid, ejected from the burning jet only seconds before it plowed into the ground. He received only minor injuries."

Creator(s): Southerland, Paul
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: July 13, 1978
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 13, 1978
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
July 13, 1978
Description:

Officials stand in the smoky ruins skeleton of a F-105D jet fighter. The plane's skeleton sits in a snowy field shortly after takeoff from Tinker Air Force Base. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Officials check the scorched skeleton of a F-105D jet fighter that exploded into flames and crashed shortly after take-off from Tinker Air Force Base Thursday night. The pilot, Capt. David Bartell, an Air Force Reserve member from Enid, ejected from the burning jet only seconds before it plowed into the ground. He received only minor injuries."

Note:

PublishDate: 07-14-1978 Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): accidents | airplanes | newspaper photographs
Source: The Oklahoma Times; July 14, 1978
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0051.0094
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc194782
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image