[2012.201.B0051.0237]

Description:

Two men; one is an Oklahoma Highway Patrolman, investigating a wrecked small airplane during the day in a field. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "INJURED, neither seriously, when this single-engine airplane crashed Wednesday after a take-off at Will Rogers field. The pilot, Blanton William Hoover, 33, co-owner of the Hoover Equipment Co., said the four-place plane stalled at 2,00 feet, and then crashed into a field a mile south of the airport. Hoover and a passenger suffered face cuts. They were taken to Mercy hospital."

Creator(s): Peterson, Dick
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: April 18, 1956
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 18, 1956
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
July 18, 1956
Description:

Two men; one is an Oklahoma Highway Patrolman, investigating a wrecked small airplane during the day in a field. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "INJURED, neither seriously, when this single-engine airplane crashed Wednesday after a take-off at Will Rogers field. The pilot, Blanton William Hoover, 33, co-owner of the Hoover Equipment Co., said the four-place plane stalled at 2,00 feet, and then crashed into a field a mile south of the airport. Hoover and a passenger suffered face cuts. They were taken to Mercy hospital."

Note:

PublishDate: 4-18-1956

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): accidents | airplane | 1950-1970
Source: "Two Men Were Injured", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 04-18-1956
Added Title: Two Men Were Injured
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0051.0237
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc196338
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image