Sebring, FL Bomber Crash, Dec 1943

SIX DIE WHEN BOMBER CRASHES IN HEAVY FOG.

Hendricks Field, Sebring, Fla., Dec. 29 -- (AP) --
Heavy fog which came up unexpectedly was given as the cause of the crash of a heavy bomber hear here Monday night in which six fliers were killed, Col. Warren H. Higgins, commanding officer, said.
The dead were:
Second Lieut. EARL LANHAM, instructor pilot.
Second Lieut. WILLIAM H. RESSLER, JR., student officer, Shamokin, Pa.
Second Lieut. CHARLES L. MARSH, student officer, Savannah, Ga.
Flight Officer EMIL C. MAZURKIEWICZ, student officer, Passaic, N.J.
Sgt. ROBERT A. SHARBAUGH, radio operator, Cresson, Pa.
Pfc. SILAS W. SMITH, aerial engineer, Ararat, Va.

Panama City News-Herald Florida 1943-12-29