Description: Close-up daylight photograph of plane wreckage in a wheat field near McKinney, Texas which crashed during heavy fog and taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Tulsan's Plane Wrecked- Wreckage of a light plane lies in a wheat field near McKinney, Texas, where it was found Thursday by two boys hunting rabbits. The plane apparently crashed Monday during a heavy fog. Those killed were H.J. Happel, president of the Happel Construction Co; C.W. Healey, an engineer, and W.J. Crawley, the pilot. The three Tulsans left Monday for a flight to Dallas, Texas, and had been hunted since they were reported missing in the fog. The wreckage was found about 35 miles from Dallas."
Date: December 23, 1949
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society