License: No Copyright Author: State Archives of North Carolina Raleigh, NC
View of a crashed Dayton-Wright DH-4 observation aircraft of the 278th Aero Squadron in Toul, France, flown by 1st Lt. Jerry T. Illich of Los Angeles, California, and a man named James. The plane crash cost the U.S. government $10,000. Jerry Illich is seen at right leaning over looking at the crash he survived (circa 1918) [Photograph taken or collected by Henry L. Graves].
--From Henry L. Graves Papers, WWI 55, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina