Bell 206B JetRanger N4TV crash, Francis Gary Powers, 1 August 1977

Wreckage of KNBC television’s “Telecopter”, Bell JetRanger N4TV. Pilot Francis Gary Powers and cameraman George Spears were killed when the helicopter crashed at Sepulveda Basin, Van Nuys, California, 12;48 p.m., 1 August 1977. (Joe Kennedy, Los Angeles Times Staff Photographer)

Aug. 1, 1977: Scene in Encino where KNBC chopper crashed killing former U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers. This photo was published in the Aug. 2, 1977 Los Angeles Times.

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