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Lakefront Airport Crash

WWL-TV Collection



Genre: News

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 1969-12-25

Duration: 00:01:43

Subjects: Plane crashes | LAKEFRONT AIRPORT


News coverage of a small plane that crashed along the Lakefront. The plane, N623B, crashed into the seawall during takeoff. Silent footage of recovery efforts and inspection of the crash, including removal of bodies. An interview follows with an unidentified man, stating that the plane never gained much altitude, and that all four passengers died immediately.