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XF-11 - Howard Hughes Crash Scene, 1946

On the 7th of July, 1946, Howard Hughes took his new XF-11 for a test flight in the skies above Los Angeles.  A propeller failure caused the plane to crash, gravely injuring Hughes.  He was pulled to safety by a U.S. Marine.

This clip is from newsreel coverage of the event.


Media Credits

Universal Newsreel coverage for July 11, 1946.  Online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

 

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