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Aircraft accidents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA127-86
Abstract Clarence Joseph Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Abadie's duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President.
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970

John D. Anthony Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA090-89
Abstract John Dennis (J. D.) Anthony was hired by Air America on November 5, 1970 for the position of safety manager. His base of operation was in Vientiane, Laos where he stayed until he resigned on July 16, 1973.
Dates: 1966 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1973

Ivan H. Brooks Collection on Flyin' Frolic

 Collection
Identifier: H009-63
Abstract Ivan H. Brooks enlisted in the United States Army Air Services in November of 1917. The following year in November, 1918, Brooks participated in Flyin' Frolic, an aviation carnival to raise money for recreation quarters for aviators stationed at Love Field at Dallas, Texas.
Dates: 1917 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

Earl E. Bruce, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA057-01
Abstract Earl Edward Bruce, Jr. worked for Air America as a Flight Mechanic from September 20, 1966 through August 8, 1967, when he was killed due to an aircraft accident in Ban Thanteng, Laos.
Dates: 1945 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1967

Robert Lancy Burn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA044-99
Abstract Robert Lancy Burn (R. Lancy Burn) was born in South Carolina on April 4, 1939. He was an Air Asia Co. employee for several months in 1966 until November, when he became a flight mechanic and supervisor for Air America. He retired in December of 1971. Burn was primarily based at their Saigon, Vietnam facilities and kept detailed journals with almost daily entries of his time with Air America. The collection consists of his journals and also contains correspondence and personal documents related...
Dates: 1966 - 1972

Joe M. Dealey, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H004-79
Abstract Joseph M. Dealey, Jr. represents the fourth generation of the prominent Dealey family, recognized for its leadership and contributions to the growth and development of Dallas, Texas. He worked for Dallas Morning News in a manager position and later for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as Director of Public Affairs. He currently serves as an active member of the Advisory Council of the History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections, Eugene McDermott Library,...
Dates: 1900 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Dragonair Records

 Collection
Identifier: H054-06
Abstract Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Incorporated (Dragonair) is a regional air carrier flying to destinations in Asia. Dragonair began in 1985 by incorporating as Hong Kong Dragon Airlines. Dragonair was granted an Air Operators Certificate and completed its first commercial flight on July 26, 1985. Through the course of the next twenty years, Dragonair continued to expand and added more routes throughout Southeast Asia. However, in the mid-2000s, the airline decided not to pursue further routes and to...
Dates: 1985 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1994

E. Douglas Dreifus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA074-97
Abstract Edward Douglas Dreifus was Director of Air America's Safety Division, at Air America's Taipei headquarters facility, from November 9, 1965 until his resignation in December 1970. Prior to joining Air America Dreifus worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board.
Dates: 1960 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1970

Dudley W. Foster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA056-00
Abstract Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.
Dates: 1968 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1968-04 - 1968-12

E. Logan Goar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: F020-82
Abstract Everett Logan Goar was born in Indiana in 1918. After pursuing a career in medicine, Goar served with the United States Army Medical Corps, reaching the rank of Major. After leaving military service, he studied Ophthalmology, achieving a degree from Colorado University in 1925. Goar opened an Ophthalmology practice in Texas, and then joined the faculty at Baylor University. He served as head of the Ophthalmology program from 1943-1954, and as a professor emeritus until his retirement from...
Dates: 1917 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

Alex P. Goodkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA045-99
Abstract Captain Alex P. Goodkin was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from August 18, 1965 through June 30, 1973 when he resigned from Air America.
Dates: 1964 - 1971

Bert R. J. Hassell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H080-88
Abstract Bert "Fish" Hassell was a pioneer aviator and began his flying career in 1914. His idea for a shorter, more direct route from the United States to Europe through the Great Circle Route in the arctic led to his famous emergency landing on the Greenland ice cap in 1928. In 1954, he helped construct the Distant Early Warning System. In 1969, Hassell's plane was recovered from Greenland and airlifted back to Rockford, Illinois. Hassell's daughter, Mary Hassell Lyons, played a major role...
Dates: 1917 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1988

Charles N. Haus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H006-84
Scope and Content This collection contains documents and records, manuals and reports, photographs and negatives, clippings and articles, handbooks and newsletters, ephemera and memorabilia, and other materials that were collected by Charles N. Haus during his flying career with Braniff Airways, as well as his training and instructor years after he reached the Federal mandatory retirement age of sixty. The Charles N. Haus Papers are housed in four manuscript boxes and four non-standard...
Dates: 1926 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1989

Frank M. Hawks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H004-64
Abstract Frank M. Hawks was a World War I aviator, barnstormer, and speed record pilot in the 1920s and 1930s. He was sponsored by the Texaco Corporation and promoted their fuel services across the country. He also starred in a 1937 motion picture serial titled The Mysterious Pilot. He was killed while testing an experimental aircraft in 1938.
Dates: 1917 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1938

Raymond Willard Hayes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H051-84
Abstract Raymond Willard Hayes was born May 18, 1916 in Bonham, TX. He joined Braniff Airways in 1941, and began flying military supplies for The Air Transport Command. After World War II, Hayes returned to Braniff and in 1967, he became Assistant Operations Manager for Braniff's Dallas Headquarters. In 1969, he became a Flight Instructor, and he retired in 1976. Hayes was also active in general aviation in his private life and volunteered his time with The History of Aviation Archives at The University...
Dates: 1927 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1992

Brian K. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA052-94
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.
Dates: 1896 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

E. C. Kirkpatrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA003-93
Abstract Enos Claire Kirkpatrick (E. C. Kirkpatrick) worked as a pilot for many organizations during and after World War II until the mid 1960’s. At the beginning of the war, he was a pilot for Pan American Airways Ferry Services working in the Africa region providing air logistic services to the British troops. Upon joining China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) later in the war, he flew more than 600 sorties over “The Hump.” He then joined Civil Air Transport (CAT) during the early to mid 1950’s...
Dates: 1910 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1968

Pat Landry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA157-87
Abstract Lloyd C. "Pat" Landry was a Paramilitary Officer in the Special Activities Division of the Central Inteligence Agency (CIA) during the 1950s through 1970s. He trained members of the Hmong people in their fight against the communists in Northern Laos during the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1973 - 1997; Majority of material found in 1960s

Ormer Locklear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H007-75
Abstract Ormer Locklear, born in 1891 in Greenville, Texas, learned to fly in the United States Army Aviation Service during World War I. On leaving the military after the Armistice in 1919, Locklear flew around the country pioneering a number of barnstorming feats including the wing walk, and the midair transfer from one plane to another. His fame as a stunt pilot brought him to Hollywood where he completed one film, before being tragically killed during a stunt on his second movie in 1920. The...
Dates: 1898 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1920

Nick Maier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H003-81
Abstract Lothar T. "Nick" Maier was born in Buffalo, New York in 1932. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and flew B-47 and B-52 bombers, as well as the SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft. He was a Command Pilot of B-52's for both ARC Light and the Linebacker II bombing operation during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of Major in 1977. He worked in the travel industry after his military career, and for many years served as a volunteer at the History of Aviation Archives....
Dates: 1962 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1975

George C. Prill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H014-10
Scope and Content The collection contains documents, photographs, correspondence, articles, briefing papers, and reports related to George C. Prill's long and varied career in the business side of commercial aviation. It covers his time with Trans World Airways (TWA), Convair, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Lockheed, and several other business ventures. Of particular interest is the material related to George C. Prill's efforts to license the Lockheed L-1011 for construction in the Soviet Union. ...
Dates: 1937 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

Ken C. Sonner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H052-83
Abstract Kenneth (Ken) C. Sonner started working for Wright Motor Company as mechanic and later worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) as Aircraft Accident Investigator, Power plant Specialist, and Air Safety Specialist.
Dates: 1918 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1965

Marvin V. Wingrove Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA073-96
Abstract Marvin Virgil "Windy" Wingrove was hired by Air America Inc. on June 15, 1966 as First Officer for rotor wing aircraft at Udorn, Thailand until he was terminated on June 15, 1974.
Dates: 1966 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1970