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Flight 624 airplane disaster....

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June 18, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 18, 1948

* United Airlines Flight 624 disaster
* Douglas DC-6 airliner airplane crash
* Mount Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania

This 40 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "43 Die as Plane Hits Live Wire, Explodes" with subheads and photo of the crash site. (see)  More on page 3 with list of the dead.  Among those killed were Earl Carroll, Hollywood theatrical producer; Mrs. Jack Oakie, divorced wife of the motion picture actor; and Beryl Wallace, star of Carroll's theater restaurant show.

This tells of United Airlines Flight 624 disaster near Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania.

Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century