Ft. Dix, NJ 45 Die In Military Plane Crash, July 1956
CASUALTY LIST ISSUED BY AIR FORCE IN CRASH.
Ft. Dix, N. J., July 14 -- (AP) -- The 45 who died Friday in a Military Air Transport plane crash included six civilians -- two of them children -- and 39 Air Force and Army personnel.
The 21 injured survivors all were military personnel.
Among the dead were seven women, one of them the mother of the two children who perished. Three of the women were Air Force members and Military Air Transport crewmen on the plane -- flight attendants and a nurse.
All of but one of the 10 crewmen died. Six were regularly assigned to the plane and the other four were enroute to join other MATS aircraft.
The Air Force issued the following casualty list:
First Lt. GERALD A. PROUDLOVE, co-pilot, Copan, Okla.
Maj. FRANCIS E. BALSHAW, 411 University Oaks Boulevard, Houston, Tex.
A-3c LAZARO F. ROSELLO, 957 Tiffany Avenue, Bronx, N. Y.
A-2c C. JOHN RHODES, III, 129 Ninth Street, Wilmett, Illinois.
A-3c LARRY E. SUMMERS, Box 550, Greenboro, N. C.
A-1c MELVIN W. REITING, Box 23, Diller, Neb.
A-3c THOMAS A. CUSMANO, 507 South Fifth Street, Elizabeth, N. J.
A-2c NEVILLE R. MUNSINGER, 255 North Cheyenne Street, Powell, Wyoming.
Sfc. BOB R. HOOVER, 1440 West 101st Street, Los Angeles.
A-3c WILLIAM A. BEINGER, Cobb Road, Anaconda, Mont.
A-2c RONALD J. HELMS, 4766 Dale Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Second Lt. WILLIAM A. McCANTE, 815 Pierce Street, Macomb, Illinois.
A-3c HARRY R. ANDERSON, 126 Gulf Avenue, Wilmington, Calif.
A-3c STEPHEN H. COLOMBE, a crew member, 709 Third Avenue, N.E., Little Falls, Minn.
A-2c JOYCE J. BOATWRIGHT, flight attendant, 409-A Gay Avenue, Gladewater, Texas.
MRS. THERESA GALMAN, 2071 Vista Del Mar, Hollywood, Calif.
JOSEPH GALMAN, 2071 Vista Del Mar, Hollywood, Calif.
M. Sgt. LOUIS P. PABILCO, 197 Downey Street, San Francisco, Calif.
A-3c ALEXANDER LUBINSKI, JR., 44 Buddies Terrace, Derby, Conn.
MRS. DOREEN CRUMP, wife of Lt. Roland Crump, British Army.
First Lt. ROBERTA JILL, 601 55th Street, N. St. Petersburg, Fla., the plane flight nurse.
Second Lt. ROBERT DANZLER, Taunton Boulevard and Pine Lake, Marlton, N. J., navigator of the plane.
S. Sgt. JOHN A. JENSEN, Wright Street, Marquette, Mich.
Pvt. FRANK C. DIZEAO, 1537 North Meyfield Avenue, Chicago.
First Lt. LILLIAN L. MUELLER, 210 Lincoln Avenue, Paterson, N. J.
Capt. VANCE M. SPIVEY, 728 Kings Highway, Moorestown, N. J.
Maj. JOSE H. RAY WILLETS, the pilot, 561 East Wisconsin Street, Neenah, Wis.
A-2c MANUEL CASEY, JR., 430 W. 8th Street, Shreveport, La.
A-3c GERALDINE FORSYTH, flight attendant, 29th Air Transport Squadron, McGuire Field.
A-2c RICHARD WILSON, 16 Cherry Street, Canton, N. C.
A-3c THOMAS A. ADAMS, 212 Poplar Avenue, Weldon, N. C.
A-3c JOHN BROWN, 718 Sterling Place, New York City.
A-3c ROSCOE G. JENKINS, Star Route, Morengo, Ind.
A-3c JAMES V. CORDES, 3338 Newton, Torrance, Calif.
A-3c JAMES L. GREGORY, White Avenue, Stony Point, N. C.
MRS. ESTHER S. GLANCY, Route 1, Glenford, Ohio; her daughter, MARSHA J. and her son MICHEL P. (Ages of children unavailable).
Pfc. ORVILLE K. MILLER, Route 1, Berea, Ky.
T. Sgt. EDWARD J. KENYON, Rhine-Main Air Force Base, Germany.
Col. ROY A. WALL, U. S. Army, 10220 Ridgemoor Drive, Silver Springs, Md.
A-3c WILLIAM M. STITES, 1820 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles.
A-3c RAYMOND E. AUGUSTINE, 1613 Tacony, Philadelphia.
A-3c ROBERT R. FALL, R.F.D., Chateaugay, N. Y.
T. Sgt. GEORGE FONTE, California Villa Trailer Park, New Egypt, N. J., flight engineer of the plane.
Listed in critical condition:
Pvt. JOSEPH C. MILLNARI, 7503 N. E.WM 11th Avenue, Portland, Ore.; multiple internal injuries.
A-3c JESSE E. LANGE, 719 South Tabor Street, North Platte, Neb.; brain concussion.
A-3c ERNEST W. CLEMENS, Route 2, Smiths Grove, Ky.; multiple fractures of both legs.
Second Lt. ROBBY M. ELLIS, Building 429, Apt. E., Fort Campbell, Ky., broken neck.
Lt. DEWEY L. MAPLES, crewman, 185 Whitehorse, Trenton, N. J.; multiple internal injuries.
Listed in non-critical condition and their injuries:
A-1c THOMAS B. MURRAY, 1222 Southwest 137th Street, Seattle, Wash.; fractured foot and ribs.
Second Lt. CHARLES B. CARSTEN, Rural Route 91, Box 350, Broken Arrow, Okla.; fractured jaw, mutiple concussions.
Army Sfc. STANLEY S. MORROW, 5121 Luceydale Drive, North Olmsted, Ohio; cuts of head and legs.
Second Lt. GEORGE A. WILLSE, 860 23rd Street, Santa Monica, Calif.; multiple cuts and mild concussion.
SP-3 JESSIE BANKS, JR., Navasota, Tex.; fractured arm and mild concussion.
Sgt. WILLIAM F. BUCKALOO, 160 Virginia Park, Detroit; fractured pelvis and legs.
Sfc. RICHARD C. BLANCHARD, 1242 Aspen Street NW, Washington, D.C.; concussion and fracture of ribs and nose.
A-2c ROBERT E. BEVINS, 64 Fairfield Avenue, Providence, R.I.; fractured hip.
S. Sgt. ROBERT ASHLEY, Schisler's Trailer Park, Wrightstown, N. J.; cuts of scalp, concussions in chest and hip, rib fractures.
A-3c ALBERT J. BUCK, 5504 Sprague Street, Philadelphia; fracture of foot, spine injury.
A-3c BILLIE E. PETREY, Corbin, N. Y.; fractured ankles, scalp cuts.
A-2c DONALD R. NEMETH, 1941 E. Conveske Avenue, Springfield, Illinois; fractured wrist.
A-3c JOHN L. SHIPP, 506 E. Dixie, Elizabethtown, Ky.; concussions and cuts of leg and head.
A-3c THOMAS F. KILEY, 1 Lea Street, Lawrence, Mass.; fractured pelvis and leg.
First Lt. HENRY G. MORRIS, 18228 Erwin Street, Reseda, Calif.; fractured foot and multiple cuts.
A-3c WAYNE C. WOOLDRIDGE, Mariposa, Calif.; fractured pelvis, ankle and nose.