Air accident nearDublin Canyon, 1941

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Air accident nearDublin Canyon, 1941 - i 171* 1 n n . a i Agnew, Fisk Met Death...
i 171* 1 n n . a i Agnew, Fisk Met Death Alameda Ridge .SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6.--(IP. -- Searchers today 'pressed the h u n t for tlie last unaccounted nier involved in a series of nil* corps mishaps which in 10 took 11 lives. Found last night were tlie of Lieut. L. M. 11.-Walker of 8nlt Lake City, pilot of a flying fortress Lombcr which Sundny WRK torn a p a r t at 12,000 feet" violent storm, run I Pilot Lieut, crt Agnew, Donalds, S. C,, nn: Private Dan Fisk, San Francisco whose training ship crashed during the same bad weather. Still missing was Lieut. Richard M, Long of. the fifty-seventb pursuit squadron from Windsor, Conn., who disappeared when (he flight -broke formation over the Tc- hachapi mountains d u r i n g fog, October 21. V'alkcr's body was fonm ..^ wreckage of the bomber cockpit. Tlie eight other members of his crow managed to escape front the doomed plane and parachute to safety. The bodies of Agnew and Fisk were found in Paloniares canyon, A lamed a county. They vanished Sunday morning on flight fi-om Stockton 30-minule *to MoffutL Field. Apparently their training plunc had struck near the top of 11 ridge, seven miles south «f Dublin canyon. .Motor Trouble Efforts to remove the bodies was a bund on cd u n t i l cnu?e of inaccessibility of ihc region. Agnew u.nd Fisk had departed from Stockton Field at 9:13 a. n f t c r awaiting dealing weather. When they left they foot ceiling. had a G000- Fisk had teleuhoned his parents in Willits Lcforo clepartui-e that Agucw had reported motor trouble on a flight from Salt Lake City, and ihc fact thtit visibility through Livermovc pass was unlimited w a 3500-foot ceiling indicated this might have caused the crash. Fiak joined the air force last year a f t e r his graduation University of San Francisco, where he was a three-year football letter man. -,

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  1. The Times,
  2. 05 Nov 1941, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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