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This black and white photograph shows the WIBW-Capper Publications, Inc. "Flying Rooster" airplane on a snowy airfield. According to newspaper accounts reporters and sports announcers from the radio station in Topeka, Kansas would travel in this plane to broadcast events across the state. Tragically, on April 20, 1949, the "Flying Rooster" crashed on route to an event in western Kansas killing members of the WIBW staff.

Date: Between 1940 and 1949

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Item Number: 212361
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.73 N.WIBW *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212361

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