New Neighborhood Voice

February 5, 2006

Navy Panther Jet Midair Collision Over the
East Foothills on Monday, December 27, 1954

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Sheared right wing - devastation from impact
 Photo is looking south at present spot of homes across the street from
Noble School. Note the Penitencia Creek Eucalyptus trees in background.

Picking up the Pieces
Navy personnel spent the afternoon collecting all the wreckage from the Alum Rock Area

(Photos from David Frizzell, scanned from the San Jose Mercury News, December 28, 1954)

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