Ray Treadwell's plane crash

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Ray Treadwell's plane crash - keen Vice- such Two Searchers Die in Crash Near...
keen Vice- such Two Searchers Die in Crash Near Menard SAN AXGELO. March ?. UB- T\\o Diers crashed lo their deaf Wednesday night as a widesprea. search was pressed in Soulhwes Texas' rugged country for a miss Ing C-!7 transport plane with nin men aboard. . 'Killed were 'Ray Treadwell Ihe pilot, and George Vaughn Treadwell's brother - in - law California who was vljlljng th Treadwell ranch. Their, plane crashed near Forl McKavitt tn Menard County whil Ihey took part In (he search. C-4Ms more than 60 hours in San Antonio nn a flight Irom Hamilton Air Force Base, Calif N E A R HOME The crash scene was two miles west of the Treadwell house. The two were flying with Ihe CIvi Air Palrol. Meanwhile, air rescue teams working out of Goodfellow Ai Fnrce Base here ended (heir firs day of searching. Goodfellow au thorities said lhat Thursday thej will nm down a nimor ihal resi denls near Junction. Tex., spoltcc an nlrrrafl Monday which seemed lo he in difficulty. Search leaders ,aid about SO craft will begin Uking off again rtavvn Thursday. There were 5t search planes In the air Wed

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  1. Abilene Reporter-News,
  2. 03 Mar 1949, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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