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Held For Local Air-Crash Air-Crash Air-Crash Victim Funeral services for the late Nick Volinic, husband of the former Clara Dripps of Reaver Falls, and son of Sir. and Mrs. James Volinic of 203 North Mercer avenue, New Brighton, were held yesterday In the home of his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dripps, 1424 Fourth avenue, Interment was made in Grove cemetery. The 29-vear-old 29-vear-old 29-vear-old 29-vear-old 29-vear-old flying instructor was killed with two Detroit men early Friday when the two-motored two-motored two-motored two-motored private plane wheh Volinic was piloting crashed near Effing-hame, Effing-hame, Effing-hame, Illinois. Volinic and his wife had been making their home in Detroit for the past two years, with the flier engaged in flight instruction instruction in that locality for Floyd Foren Flyers, Inc. Residents of the vicinity of Effingham Effingham said they heard a plane, "apparently in trouble" about 4 o'clock (CSTl Friday morning and that flares were seen. The plane's radio evidently was not functioning since the Effingham airport reported it had not been in communication with the ship. The crash occurred on a farm a quarter of a mile east of the Effingham Effingham Civil Aeronautics airport. The impact threw the body of Ralph Hartzell. one of the victims. 30 yards from the wreckage. Or-ville Or-ville Or-ville Gilsbaclv was' the third man to lose his life in the crash. The plane was owned by John Green of Detroit. It was a five-passenger five-passenger five-passenger Cessna all hough only the three men were in it at the time. ' Surviving in addition to his widow and his parents are three brothers. Michael of Tulsa, Okla.. and Walter and John of New Brighton. Born in New Brighton, he graduated graduated from high school there in 1937. He was an instructor of Armv Air" Cadets here in 1933-34 1933-34 1933-34 and for some time flew out of the Patterson Heights Airport. I : Ro-! Aug-i ! j Sat-i , ' ! j I ! , '. i , Roches-j i

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  1. Altoona Tribune,
  2. 15 Aug 1946, Thu,
  3. [News Tribune],
  4. Page 13

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