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Men standing in the remains of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) after a P-47 Thunderbolt crashed into it.

Shortly after takeoff from Mitchel Field, the P-47, which was piloted by 1st Lt. Daniel R.A. Duncan,…

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The house of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) and that of Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Briggs after a P-47 thunderbolt crashed into them. The tail of the air plane is sticking out between the two houses.

The plane, which was…

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Wreckage of a P-47 Thunderbolt (covered in fire extinguishing foam) in between the houses of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) and Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Briggs. A firefighter is standing by the Fixler house, at center. …

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Wreckage of a P-47 Thunderbolt alongside the house of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941). Hempstead and Mitchel Field fire department members are behind the plane, at left; a crowd of people is gathered at right.…