Wiggins, MS Plane Crash, Apr 1945
FOUR KILLED IN PLANE CRASH.
Biloxi, Miss., (INS) -- Four crewmen were killed and a fifth was critically injured when their B-24 Liberator from Keesler Field crashed five miles south of Wiggins, Miss., it was announced at the AAF training command station today.
Those killed in the crash included:
Sgt. HAROLD E. BAUR, 27, aerial engineer, of Kingston, Pa.
Pvt. NEIL V. HARRINGTON, 21, advanced airplane mechanics student, of Coudersport, Pa.
Surviving the crash:
Pvt. WILLIAM J. SHINER, 19, Hornell, N.Y.
Chester Times Pennsylvania 1945-04-02