Glenburn, CA, Plane Crash, Dec 1949

Two Students Killed As Plane Cracks Up

Redding, Calif., Dec. 17 – (AP) – The mangled bodies of two Washington State college students were found today amid the scattered wreckage of their plane.

The demolished converted BT-13 trainer smashed to bits in the lava rocks north of Glenburn yesterday as the pair flew home for the holidays.

They were identified as: Tommy DYE, 24, Clearwater, Calif., owner of the plane, and Robert W. FINCH, 22, Phoenix, Ariz.

Lima News, Lima, OH 18 Dec 1949