[2012.201.B0051.0005]

Description:

Close-up daylight photograph of plane wreckage in a wheat field near McKinney, Texas which crashed during heavy fog and taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Tulsan's Plane Wrecked- Wreckage of a light plane lies in a wheat field near McKinney, Texas, where it was found Thursday by two boys hunting rabbits. The plane apparently crashed Monday during a heavy fog. Those killed were H.J. Happel, president of the Happel Construction Co; C.W. Healey, an engineer, and W.J. Crawley, the pilot. The three Tulsans left Monday for a flight to Dallas, Texas, and had been hunted since they were reported missing in the fog. The wreckage was found about 35 miles from Dallas."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Collin County - McKinney
Creation Date: December 23, 1949
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 17
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 23, 1949
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Collin County - McKinney
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 23, 1949
Description:

Close-up daylight photograph of plane wreckage in a wheat field near McKinney, Texas which crashed during heavy fog and taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Tulsan's Plane Wrecked- Wreckage of a light plane lies in a wheat field near McKinney, Texas, where it was found Thursday by two boys hunting rabbits. The plane apparently crashed Monday during a heavy fog. Those killed were H.J. Happel, president of the Happel Construction Co; C.W. Healey, an engineer, and W.J. Crawley, the pilot. The three Tulsans left Monday for a flight to Dallas, Texas, and had been hunted since they were reported missing in the fog. The wreckage was found about 35 miles from Dallas."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): accidents | airplanes | newspaper photographs
Source: The Oklahoman, December 23, 1949
Added Title: Tulsan's Plane Wrecked
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0051.0005
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc201321
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image