Goodwin Simpson-Lubbock Evening Journal

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Goodwin Simpson-Lubbock Evening Journal - LAREDO If! — A private plane crashed about 100...
LAREDO If! — A private plane crashed about 100 miles south of here in Mexico last night and killed three West Texans. They were en route home A) Colorado City from Monter- jey when their plane craeked np in Mamulique Pass, about 40 miles from Monterrey. Killed were Goodwin Simpson, Simpson, 20, owner and pilot; Robert Robert Kirschbaum, 34, and his wife, Frances, 30. Mrs. Simpson, Simpson, wife of the pilot, was taken to University Hospital in Monterrey in critical condition. condition. The couples flew to Monterrey Monterrey for a weekend visit with two couples flying another plane. Both ships left Monterrey shortly after noon yesterday and ran into bad weather at the pass. Frank Deregihus, pilot of the second ship, said Simpson apparently tried to turn baek and cracked up. Deregibus flew on here without mishap. Others in his party, all from Colorado City, were his wife and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lawlis. Both parties flew similar single-engine planes. “We didn’t see them again —probably flew right over them, Deregibus, a Colorado City auto dealer said. “Die situation was very bad in the pass—extremely low clouds and light rain and drizzle. But it looked a little lighter up See PLANE CRASH Page 10

Clipped from Lubbock Evening Journal12 Mar 1958, WedPage 1

Lubbock Evening Journal (Lubbock, Texas)12 Mar 1958, WedPage 1
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