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Feliks Banel

The mostly intact aft section of the Boeing 707 that crashed near Oso, Washington on October 19, 1959 as seen from the opposite side of the Stillaguamish River within a few days of the crash.  The four men who survived the crash braced for impact here. (Courtesy Ron Palmer) A Boeing 707 that crashed near Oso, Washington on October 19, 1959 was about to be delivered to Braniff Airlines.  In this photograph taken by Ron Palmer, a man can be seen painting over the Braniff logo on the jetliner’s vertical stabilizer. (Courtesy Ron Palmer) 

 The remains of the forward section of the Boeing 707 that crashed near Oso, Washington on October 19, 1959 as seen from the opposite side of the Stillaguamish River within a few days of the crash.  Four men died in the cockpit of the jet. (Courtesy Ron Palmer) Ironically, the Boeing 707 that crashed near Oso, Washington on October 19, 1959, had already been photographed for Braniff marketing materials, and the images were used by the airline for years after the jetliner had been destroyed. (Public domain)
Rare photos of Evergreen State’s only jetliner crash