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In 1965, firefighters sift through the damaged houses and airplane wreckage after a KC-135 tanker jet crashed in a neighborhood near 20th and Piatt in northeast Wichita.
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/ The Wichita Eagle
Houses were leveled at the site of the crash.
Crowds look at the crash scene of the KC-135 tanker.
Residents help hold fire hoses at the crash site.
Houses burn on North Piatt after the KC-135 tanker crashed.
Volunteers burn rubble from the damaged houses days after the crash.
Firefighters douse flames at the crash site.
A KC-135 airplane engine lies in the rubble at crash site.
Firefighters work to extinguish the fire.
Burned engines of the downed tanker are taken back to McConnell AFB.
A truck burns at the site of the crash.
Law enforcement officers patrol the area after the crash.
Onlookers view the damage after the crash.
Smoke billows from the crash site.
Houses and cars were destroyed at the crash site.
The crash site in northeast Wichita.
Air Force personnel look through the rubble at the crash scene.
An aerial photograph shows the crash site.
Air Force investigators arrive at the crash scene.
Many homes in the neighborhood were destroyed or damaged.
An Air Force KC-135 like this one crashed in northeast Wichita.
An aerial photograph shows the impact area of the KC-135 crash.
Volunteers help at the crash scene.
Firefighters work to put out the flames at the crash site.
The airplane crash destroyed and damaged many homes in the neighborhood.
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