Cape Charles, VA Navy Plane Falls from Sky, Sept 1930

NAVY PILOT KILLED IN VIRGINIA CRASH

Washington, Oct. 2. -- The navy was informed today that Lieutenant William A. Watson was killed when his airplane fell near Cape Charles, Va., this afternoon and that Chief Aviation Pilot Marion J. Simpson apparently escaped serious injuries by jumping with a parachute.

Watson's home was at Savannah, Tenn. Simpson enlisted from Udall, Kans., in 1919, and his wife lives at Pensacola, Fla.

Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA 3 Oct 1930