[2012.201.B0051.0146]

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Scorched remains of a plane near a field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Dark area in center background shows scorching path of plane after it hit wheat field. Two Oklahoma City insurance officials and the wife and daughter of a colleague were killed shortly after midnight Wednesday in the flaming crash of a private plane in far northwest Oklahoma City. The dead: FRANK J. HAVELKA, 49, the pilot. G. JAMES HUSTON JR., 37. MRS. NEIL BRATT. CANDACE BRATT, 15, her daughter. Bratt, the sole survivor, is in critical condition in Baptist Hospital with ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w

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Taylor, Robert June 4, 1970.

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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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  • Main Title: [2012.201.B0051.0146]
  • Added Title: Dark Area In Center Background Shows Scorching Path Of Plane After It Hit Wheat Field

Description

Scorched remains of a plane near a field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Dark area in center background shows scorching path of plane after it hit wheat field. Two Oklahoma City insurance officials and the wife and daughter of a colleague were killed shortly after midnight Wednesday in the flaming crash of a private plane in far northwest Oklahoma City. The dead: FRANK J. HAVELKA, 49, the pilot. G. JAMES HUSTON JR., 37. MRS. NEIL BRATT. CANDACE BRATT, 15, her daughter. Bratt, the sole survivor, is in critical condition in Baptist Hospital with multiple injuries. All With Firm - The five were en route home from the Dallas-Fort Worth area in a twin-engined Beechcraft owned by Mid-Continent Life Insurance Co. when the plane dived into a muddy field. All were affiliated with the firm."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: 06-04-1970 Times

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  • The Oklahoma Times: June 4, 1970

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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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  • June 4, 1970

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 18, 2013, 3:45 p.m.

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Taylor, Robert. [2012.201.B0051.0146], photograph, June 4, 1970; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc197253/: accessed July 29, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.