Austin, TX Training Plane Crash, Mar 1943
5 Lose Lives In Crash of Trainer Plane.
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28. (UP).---Five men were killed when an airplane from Delvalle air base crashed four miles east of the Austin municipal airport during a training flight.
The victims were:
Second Lieut. Jack E. McNeil, Jr., next of kin, C. W. McNeil, Route 2, Cape Griardeau, Mo.
Second Lieut. William F. Ernest; mother, Mrs. Carl Ernest, McLaughlin Heights, Vancouver, Wash.
Second Lieut. Chester F. Steward; next of kin, Mrs. Chester F. Steward, Route 1, Carpenter, Ohio.
Second Lieut. Frank H. Horton-Billard; father, Rev. S. H. Horton-Billard, 239 Eighty-Fifth Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Tech. Sergt. Russell E. Sampson; wife, Mrs. Dorothy Mae Sampson, Knobnoster, Mo.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 1 Mar 1943