Description: The scattered wreckage of a Piper Tri-Racer lie in the midst of trees near NE 50th and Air Depot. The airplane engine with bent propeller can be clearly seen with various other parts strewn among the trees in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Scattered Wreckage. The battered remains of a small airplane engine, with a bent propeller still attached, lie on a carpet of fallen leaves in a wooded area near NE 50 and Air Depot, where a Piper Tri-Pacer, piloted by Kirby Goldsby, 1292 SW 74, crashed Sunday. The crash, which killed the 27-year-old Tinker Air Force Base electrical engineer, was discovered by an Oklahoma City police helicopter pilot late Tuesday night."
Date: December 24, 1980
Creator: Grier, Bob
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society