Wendover Field, UT - Bomber Found With 10 Aboard Killed in Nevada - 25 June 1943

Courier Journal newspaper, Louisville, KY - 25 June 1943

Bomber Found With 10 Aboard Killed in Nevada

Wendover Field, UT, June 24 (AP) - The wreckage of a heavy bomber, missing since January from Wendover Field, was discovered today in the Humboldt Mountains about twenty-five miles southwest of Wells, Nevada.

Lieut. Alphonse J. Madden, public relations officer for the field, said the four-engine plane had disappeared on a routine training flight last January 2. He said the crew of ten was killed when the plane crashed into a rocky peak.

The dead:

Second Lieut. CYRIL J. CASEY, pilot, Brooklyn, NY
Second Lieut. RAY C. HOCHHEIMER, co-pilot, Blue Island, IL
Second Lieut. ARTHUR F. KELLY, Chicago, IL
Second Lieut. CLIFFORD J. ELLIOTT, Buhl, Idaho
Find A Grave Memorial# 41898598
Sergt. MICHAEL J. DI SALVO, Philadelphia, PA
Sergt. ALEXANDER C. JOHNSON, Salt Lake City, UT
Sergt. SEYMOUR E. SONKIN, Tucson, AZ
Sergt. BYRON E. OLSON, Morrill, Nebraska
Sergt. LOWELL T. STONER, Seneca, SD
Find A Grave Memorial# 21741334
Sergt. JAMES A. KARNSPAN, Long Island, NY