Plane Meets Truck

plane crash I received this image from 'Detective Kid' who wants to know if it's real or fake. I've been checking it out and can't see anything obviously fake about it. The picture has a watermark on it, that I can't read. It's something like '' If anyone knows anything about the picture, let me know.
UPDATE: A solution to this photo comes from Jeffrey Schuh: "This photo is a national geographic photograph. The photo has been republished in 'The Photographs' coffee table book. (The one with the Afghan woman on the cover.) The plane photo is on page 50-51 and is captioned:
Sanarate, Guatemale 1976.
'On a rescue mission after an earthquake, a plane caught by a crosswind crashes. Moments earlier, Madden had landed on this same road; he took the photo through the window of his plane.'
I presume since it's a National Geo photograph/photographer, it is authentic...."


Posted on Wed Oct 29, 2003


Would be a shame to set a precedent and loose this picture... Hold on tight!
Posted by Robin Millette  on  Tue Aug 31, 2004  at  10:44 PM
i'm from sanarate, this is a true story
this happened february 1976 after the big earthquake, this small planes used to land in strip of freeway to unload medicines and food
for the pick up trucks in to town and i know personally this 2 lucky gentlemans getting away from the impact if you like to know more about this dont hesitate to contact me.
Posted by jorge herrera  on  Thu Feb 17, 2005  at  12:16 AM
My grandfather was the one that took the photographer to sanarate after the earthquake in 1976 on his airplane. Another plane was trying to land but wasnt able to because of the terraine and crashed but nothing happened to them. My grandfather knows the two guys in the airplane. This story photo is real.
Posted by Jean Louis  on  Sat Nov 18, 2006  at  11:13 AM
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