The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Swooping down 1,000 feet in a flaming plane

Pilot Robert Black and his student Ray Rothman watch their airplane burn at Roosevelt field, Long Island. They leapt from the plane an instant before the photo was taken.


17.5 x 16 cm

Tribune Company


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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (January 5, 1930), p. 3

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  • Pacific and Atlantic Photos, Inc.


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