Shreveport, LA Spraying Plane Crashes, Aug 1928

AVIATOR KILLED WHILE SPRAYING COTTON FIELD.

Shreveport, La., Aug. 6. -- (AP) -- AL SCHNEIDER, 27 year old aviator was killed instantly near here today when the plane from which he was spraying a chemical compound over a cotton field crashed from a low altitude. SCHNEIDER came here from Indianapolis, where he made his home.
Seeing a tree almost directly in front of him, the flyer attempted to nose his plane upward to pass over the tree, but the machine went into a loop and crashed.

Blytheville Courier News Arkansas 1928-08-06