[2012.201.B0051.0094]

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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."

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Southerland, Paul July 13, 1978.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: 07-14-1978 Times

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  • The Oklahoma Times; July 14, 1978

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • July 13, 1978

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  • Dec. 12, 2013, 6:09 p.m.

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Southerland, Paul. [2012.201.B0051.0094], photograph, July 13, 1978; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc194782/: accessed November 24, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.