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Pacoima Junoir High School Disaster...



Item # 576654

February 1, 1957

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, Feb. 1, 1957

* Pacoima Junior High School
* Los Angeles CA California
* Airplane disaster (1st report)


This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Seven Die As Airliner Crashes Into Yard Of School In California" This tells of the Pacoima aircraft incident.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: On January 31, 1957, a Douglas DC-7 operated by Douglas Aircraft Company was involved in a mid-air collision and crashed into the schoolyard of Pacoima Junior High School in Pacoima in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California. By February 1, 7 people had died and about 74 had been injured due to the incident. A 12-year old boy died from multiple injuries from the incident on February 2.


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