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KODAK FIENft CAUSES TWQ DEATHS, 15 MUTILATIONS
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Remarkable photograph of Cliff Turpin's Biplane as It Plunged
Into the Crowd of Men, Women and Children in the Qrand-
. 'stand, 'Killing. Two and- Maiming .'Fifteen.
Seattle, Juhe IX). Akodak.gerand, shouted tohinjl. ,
fiend'cius.eth'e acddnt'in Which ; "But he,never moved.' ftestood
there, with.hjs eyes fitted to the
finder of the'camera,asthe?great
one plan ahd'cfne boy were' killed,
fifteen pefsons.f rightfully "injur-
ed, at'the'aeroplarte'meet here.
f He "Had- been 'ordered off1 the
track -sevefalittmes. ' But hewas
crazy to.-getT a -good .picture --at"
cktse-" rangev and"- each -timeKe"
came, back; - l -;.
He,got Hght in-fr.ont, of .Cliff-
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get out; tne crowd saw his dan
biplane swept down UP.on him.
"Tiirpin tried- to' save him! 'H;e
tilted.tfte .'left,, plane, hpplng to
make' a q'tiiek tiirn .and guide the
nachineAintp the.openjield. ,Jhe
ibiglne' liirphed drjinken,ly Hot
moment"; then" swerved 'suddenly
to the right and jntojhe grand
stand.,.. r , '" """-;..
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irtg. Turpm shouted to 4iim"to was jh"irorit. The blades were
making 1,200 revolutions a mini