The Resource Capitol Airlines crash coverage, (sound recording)

Capitol Airlines crash coverage, (sound recording)

Label
Capitol Airlines crash coverage, 1960 Jan. 18-19
Title
Capitol Airlines crash coverage
Inclusive dates
1960 Jan. 18-19
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Coverage, 18-19 January 1960, of the crash of a Capitol Airlines jet thirty-five miles southeast of Richmond in Charles City County, Virginia near the small town of Holdcroft. Harry Monroe of WRVA reports from the scene shortly after the crash. Jack Clements also reports from WRVA studios. Included are eyewitness accounts. Names of some of the victims are read on air, and there is speculation by Clements and Monroe on the cause of the crash. The jet, a Vickers Viscount Turboprop, went down at night in a wooded area, enroute from Washington, D.C. to Norfolk, resulting in the deaths of 48 passengers
Member of
Action
Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
reporting
Label
Capitol Airlines crash coverage, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 24 min., 14 sec
  • A portion of the recording is repeated
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, July 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, February 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001516603
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55947770
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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