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o;:c snvtvos 2 South Bay Among Plena A Chula Vistan and an Imper ial Beach man were among the nine dead .in the crash of a San Diego-based Navy seaplane Monday at Corpus Christi, Tex. The area men were John J. Lanna, 41, AD2C, husband of Lorelei Lanna, .of 515-A L street, Chula Vista, and Karl B. Dumler,, 38, ADC, husband of Margaret Dumler, 268, Evergreen .street, Imperial Beach. He also leaves three daughters, Kathy, 7, Rebecca, 5, and Sally, 2. . ;'. . .-. , Two other San Diego area men were killed in the crash, the pilot, Lt. Cmdr. James Norman Scho-field, 40, of Coronado, and Richard R. Kiermaier, 24, AM3C, of 2404 C-street, San Diego. .- Area Alen Crash Dead The -plane was from Patrol Squadron 46 based at. North Island Naval Air Station; , . The only survivor, of the flight is Sam Gariffo, 30,'AKIC, husband , of Dorothy Gariffo, 1704 Saipan r drive, ' Paradise i Hills. Gariffo suffered second degree burns about his neck. He managed to get into a parachute and jump to safety when the plane began burning. - ". ; he plane Was 'from Patrol Squadron 46 based at North Island Naval Air Station.. It crashed after a fire started in the. starboard of its two engines. The engine blew up, .Navy1 officials said, -and the right wing was ripped from the plane. It crashed and burned in a field. : v are

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  1. Chula Vista Star-News,
  2. 12 Dec 1957, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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