Newburg, WV Private Plane Crash, July 1948

FOUR MEN DIE IN CRASH OF PLANE IN W. VIRGINIA.

Clarksburg, W. Va., July 16 -- (AP) -- Four men were killed tonight when a private plane crashed during a rainstorm in a wooded area off a highway near Newburg, Sheriff HOBART SPINDLER reported.
The sheriff identified three of the victims from papers on the bodies as HERMAN MELLETT and HERMAN MELLETT, JR., of Connellsville, Pa., and JAMES M. GREEN, of Bedford, Pa. The fourth man remained unidentified.

Morning Avalanche Lubbock Texas 1948-07-17