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[2012.201.B0051.0281]

Description: An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman overseeing the lifting of a wrecked airplane by several workmen. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlain Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."
Date: July 17, 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0282]

Description: Workmen using heavy equipment to right a flipped airplane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlin Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."
Date: July 17, 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0283]

Description: Federal Aviation Administration investigator examining the wreckage of a small aircraft in a field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Federal Aviation Administration investigator Clifford G. Sheker probes the wreckage of an experimental airplane that crashed north of Edmond Saturday, killing the pilot, 32-year-old Raymond Melvin Glover of Spencer, and a passenger, Kevin Lee Johnson, 22, of Oklahoma City. the cause of the crash had not been determined late Saturday, but authorities said the aircraft appeared to be well made."
Date: November 4, 1979
Creator: Grier, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0364]

Description: An upside down airplane wrecked in field near some woods. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Aircraft in which Del City man was injured Sunday rests upside down in field."
Date: May 17, 1970
Creator: Fisher, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0163]

Description: Plane being towed off a lake. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Afloat at last, crippled plane is towed to Overholser ramp after salvage marathon. --A crippled amphibious airplane rose from Lake Overholser's muddy bottom at 2:30 a.m. today, and finally was maneuvered to dry land to end some 15 hours of murky, chilly labor for a crew of divers. The 30-foot-long craft was dragged up a boat ramp on its wheels after it was extricated from the mud, raised through 12 feet of water and flipped right side up. Retrieval climaxed an adventure that began last Wednesday when the single-engine Colonial Skimmer sank while owner-pilot Art Price was making a takeoff. Price, of 5602 N Rockwell, and Joes Walker, 2813 N Grove, were rescued by a fisherman as the plane settled to the bottom in the Horseshoe Bend area in the lake's southwest corner."
Date: November 7, 1973
Creator: Mooney, Hank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0293]

Description: An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman and other emergency workers at a crash site. The airplane has been almost totally burned and the flames are out. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Victims' bodies are covered with sheets near the wreckage of a plane that crashed Monday night near Mustang."
Date: March 15, 1977
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0294]

Description: Four people examining wreckage of a twin-engine plane strewn through a wooded area. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A twisted mass of metal, the remains of a twin-engine plane that crashed early Saturday morning northwest of McAlester killing three Louisiana residents, is examined by four unidentified searchers. The plane left a trail of debris stretching across a quarter-mile of wooded area when it went down."
Date: March 27, 1977
Creator: Cook, Katherine
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0298]

Description: Three Air Force crash crew members are working on the smoldering remains of a crashed jet. The crash crew vehicle is in the background. A man in a suit carrying a camera, is walking towards a group of people talking in a circle. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Firemen stand over a chunk of wreckage from a RF4 reconnaissance plane which crashed Monday about five miles north of Tinker Air Force Base."
Date: October 26, 1976
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0299]

Description: Three firemen standing next to cloth draped remains at a crash site. A police officer is walking in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "RF4 Reconnaissance Plane."
Date: October 26, 1976
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0280]

Description: Two young ladies looking over the wreckage of a small plane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Twisted remains of a single-engine airplane that crashed just north of Kingfisher Sunday morning killing both passengers attracts the curiosity of Donna Steen and Sandy Wheeler."
Date: July 23, 1979
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0276]

Description: Nighttime photo of a man with a flashlight inspecting the debris that was left from a plane crash. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Federal Aviation Administration inspector E.B Possemriede checks the shredded wreckage of a twin-engine plane which crashed in El Reno.The wreckage was found Friday evening not far from Mustang Field where the plane took off Thursday morning. The pilot and two passengers were killed."
Date: January 13, 1979
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0277]

Description: Three men boarding a boat in a lake. Two of the men are in wetsuits. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Divers board a boat in the search for a plane that apparently crashed into Lake Lugert Wednesday night. The pilot of the plane is believed to be Altus lawyer Stansell White, who is missing. All that has been found in the search effort so far is a suit jacket and a plane wheel, whose inflated tire allowed it to float to the shore."
Date: March 20, 1979
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0278]

Description: Two men setting up sonar equipment in the bed of a truck. A third man is getting a sailboat ready to launch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sonar equipment has been brought into the now week-old search for a missing plane and its pilot believed to have gone down in Lake Altus. A strut and wheel from the single-engine private aircraft of Altus attorney Stansell Whiteside was discovered last Friday, but the rest of the wreckage has eluded divers and is believed to be buried in the lake bottom silt. Here a specialist team from a Louisiana salvage firm adjusts sonar equipment before joining the search Tuesday."
Date: March 21, 1979
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0279]

Description: Photo of a cameraman taking pictures of an aircraft that has been retrieved from a lake. The plane is upside down and two men are examining the wreckage. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The wreckage of a plane believed piloted by Altus attorney Stansell Whiteside is inspected by authorities after it was retrieved from the bottom of Altus Reservoir where it was found Thursday. Divers had failed in their efforts to locate Whiteside's body. The plane apparently crashed March 15."
Date: March 26, 1979
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0297]

Description: Several Air Force emergency response people working on a still smoldering crash site. No aircraft features are discernible in the debris field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Firemen sift through remains of a Marine jet that crashed in Midwest City Monday."
Date: October 26, 1976
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0300]

Description: Two crash crew members spraying powder on the wreckage of a smoldering jet. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "RF4 Reconnaissance Plane."
Date: October 26, 1976
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0325]

Description: An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman looking through the demolished cabin section of a small plane that crashed in a field. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Highway patrol trooper inspects wreckage of plane in which six died."
Date: September 30, 1972
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0340]

Description: An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman photographing a light plane that crashed into a wooded area. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A LIGHT PLANE crashed on a golf course at Sequoyah State Park near Wagoner Saturday injured Dr. Jerome Solow, a Tulsa dentist, and Karen Lynn Housley, 24, Collinsville."
Date: July 4, 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0341]

Description: The debris field that remains after a plane crashed into a field. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The crash scene in Carter County. A woman killed in a Carter County plane crash which claimed two other lives Thursday night was identified this morning by the state medical examiner in Oklahoma City as Mrs. Kittie Vercher, 25, Dallas, a Delta Airlines stewardess."
Date: October 22, 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0327]

Description: The forward section of a DC-3 that crashed in a field. The nose and right wing are mangled. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "This twisted mas of wreckage is the remains of a twin-engine DC3 which crashed Sunday near Shawnee with 25 persons aboard during a sightseeing flight benefiting of the Heart Association."
Date: February 14, 1971
Creator: Pate, Dave
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0328]

Description: A man in a suit examining the engine of a crashed plane. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Investigation begins on one of the engines of the DC-3 which crashed Sunday near Shawnee injuring 19 persons."
Date: February 17, 1971
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0339]

Description: The heaped remains of a small plane that crashed into a tree. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "SHATTERED REMAINS of a crop dusting plane in which Earl Rayburn, 54, first-team Garvin County commissioner died Wednesday, lie crumpled in a pasture just east of Lindsay."
Date: April 22, 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society