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[2012.201.B0051.0089]

Description: The photo shows a small aircraft in the forefront resting on the hood of a truck. The photo was taken in the daytime. A plane collided with a Chevrolet at Wiley Post Airport during a storm. Both vehicles have extensive damage. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Runaway plane landed on a car at Wiley Post Airport during Thursday storm."
Date: June 22, 1979
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0086]

Description: Remnants of a crashed plane near Harrah are strewn throughout a tall grassy field. Two adults standing behind the tail survey the scene and two cars are in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Remnants of the crashed plane are scattered for hundreds of yards around the crash site. The plane came to rest under a barbed-wire fence in a field near Harrah."
Date: December 6, 1979
Creator: Longstreath, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0088]

Description: 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."
Date: November 4, 1979
Creator: Grier, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0090]

Description: Plane crash site in a field in far northwest Oklahoma City. Four men stand in the wildflowers in front of the nose of the plane after rescuing the three men who were injured. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Plane Crash. Rescuers huddle around a downed aircraft in far northwest Oklahoma City Wednesday. Robert E. Cobb, Keith Latham and James Ray Mason Jr. were injured when the aircraft apparently lost power near Danforth Road and N Pennsylvania. Cobb and Latham were listed in fair condition at Mercy Health Center while Mason was listed in good condition."
Date: June 6, 1979
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0091]

Description: Close up view of the blown out tires of a 727 American Airlines jet. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Two tires on a 727 American Airlines jet at Will Rogers World Airport lie twisted after they exploded and burst into flames Sunday."
Date: June 3, 1979
Creator: Reed, Monty
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0085]

Description: Crumpled wreckage of a single-engine Cherokee airplane crash seen at night. The plane wrecked into the grassy field after losing its wings near NE 50 and Lynch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "2 Survive. The crumpled body of a single-engine Cherokee airplane came to rest Wednesday evening in a field near the intersection of NE 50 and Lynch in rural Oklahoma County. Authorities identified the passengers of the plane, which lost its wings as it slid through a fence, as Tom Tucker, 32, and Cathy Miller, 32, both Tahlequah. They were listed in critical but stable condition late Wednesday in Midwest City Memorial Hospital."
Date: December 5, 1979
Creator: Grier, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0087]

Description: Nighttime photo of a broken wing lying on top of a broken tree branch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A wing from a light plane that crashed near Harrah Wednesday injuring a Tahlequah couple lies against a small tree. Tom Tucker and Kathy Miller, both 32, were listed in critical but stable condition today at a Midwest City hospital. Officials said the Piper Cherokee 300 crashed in a field near the intersection of 50th Street and Lynch Road in eastern Oklahoma County, apparently snagged on a fence, ripping the wings off, before it struck a tree, the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office said. Federal Aviation Administration officials were investigating the crash today."
Date: December 5, 1979
Creator: Grier, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society