Air accident near Dublin Canyon, 1941

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Air accident near Dublin Canyon, 1941 - FOB LOST Press Leaned Wire) CAN FRANCISCO, Nov....
FOB LOST Press Leaned Wire) CAN FRANCISCO, Nov. B.—Search^ B.—Search^ ers today pressed tho hunt for the last unaccounted for filer involved in a series of Army Air Corps mishaps which in 10 days took 11 lives. Found last night were the bodies of Licutcnat L. M. H. Walker of Salt Lake City, pilot of a flying fortress bomber which Sunday was torn apart at 12,000 feet by a violent storm, and Pilot Lieutenant Robert Agtiew, Donalds, Donalds, S. C., and Private Dan Fisk, San Francisco, whoso training ship crashed during the same bad weather. Still missing was Lieutenant Richard Richard M. Long of the Fifty-seventh Pursuit Pursuit Squadron from Windsor, Conn., who disappeared when tho flight broko formation over the Tehochapl mountains during a heavy fog October October 2. Walker's body was found in the wreckage of the bomber cockpit. The eight other members of his crew managed managed to escape from the doomed plane and parachute to safety. The bodies of Agnew and Fisk were found In Palomares canyon, Alameda county. They vanished Sunday morn- ng on a 30-minute flight from Stockton Stockton to Moffctt Field. Apparently heir training plane had struck near he top of a ridge, 7 miles south of Dublin canyon. of

Clipped from The Bakersfield Californian05 Nov 1941, WedPage 2

The Bakersfield Californian (Bakersfield, California)05 Nov 1941, WedPage 2
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