[News Script: News Briefs; Jet Tanks; Fire; Westover Hills] Part: 1 of 6
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NEWS BRIEFS - 1 --- jet tanks
L?-yG OF 11 )1 I Y I D
Two wing-tip tanks fell from a military
jet plane over the southeast section of Dallas
this afternoon, but no one was injured and there
was no property damage.
One tanks fell in the
front yard of Harold Smith at 8011 Pritchard Lane,
but no one was at home and the house wasn't damaged.
The other tank 11 in the back yard of the home of
Randel Odom at 2033 Utica Drive. ..Odom, who is
pastor of the Pleasant Grove 'aptist church, said
the tank fell near the house, but his wife and
children were not injured.
Police learned that the
tanks were dropped by a F-8b sabre jet plane, wtiich
later landed safely at its home base, Perrint Air Force
base near Sherman.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: News Briefs; Jet Tanks; Fire; Westover Hills], item, July 13, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc333104/m1/1/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.