[2012.201.B0051.0088]

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The remains of s single-engine Cesna 150 crash near Rockwell & Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City. Several men survey the damage in the dark. The four plane occupants escaped with minor injuries after their engine stopped during 'extreme turbulence'. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Four persons walked away with minor injuries after this Cessna 150 crashed about 9:30 p.m. Sunday near Rockwell and Northwest Express, less than a mile from the Wiley Post Airport's main north-south runway. Escaping with minor injuries were the pilot, Dean Eggleston, 2525 NW 50, his wife, Hazel, and ... continued below

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Grier, Bob November 4, 1979.

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The remains of s single-engine Cesna 150 crash near Rockwell & Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City. Several men survey the damage in the dark. The four plane occupants escaped with minor injuries after their engine stopped during 'extreme turbulence'.

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Four persons walked away with minor injuries after this Cessna 150 crashed about 9:30 p.m. Sunday near Rockwell and Northwest Express, less than a mile from the Wiley Post Airport's main north-south runway. Escaping with minor injuries were the pilot, Dean Eggleston, 2525 NW 50, his wife, Hazel, and their children, Brittany,7, and Melanie,5. Eggleston told investigators the plane's engine stopped during "extreme turbulence" while traveling about 85 to 95 mph and the craft crashed nose first."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: 11-05-1979 Times

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  • The Oklahoma Times; November 5, 1979

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

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  • November 4, 1979

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Grier, Bob. [2012.201.B0051.0088], photograph, November 4, 1979; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc211990/: accessed December 12, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.