1945 Dixie Kiefer plane crash 1 Moberly Monitor-Index MO November 12
three- agree.-., peace of May S said "under trained subcpmmit- siibcom- sort the administration meet- in ten vessels ' T h e municipal official Commodore Kieier was_identi- IL^I^ -- ---- *Â·- - - - - - - , other mark of identification, said, was the cast ?n his between which he had worn smce was broken when Japanese are cide planes struck the Dixie Kiefer Pacific Hero, Crash Victim Kansas City Man is Among Six Aviators Killed in New York ' BEACON, N. Y., Nov 12 (ff) --Commodore Dixie- Kiefer, Pacific war. hero who lived d ten major w o ounds in two Q^J JU-L VV \J ^LJ.i"Â«-J --" wars, wars, was killed yesterday the crash of a navy plane on Mount Beacon. three miles nortneast of here- The wreckage was found today. 'Five-other persons also died the crash. j National Memorial Commodore - Kiefer 4 widely known as 'Capt.affl.Dme of the documentary film ihe oi me QULady _,, He was corn- officer of the first jl District Air Bases and was Rationed at the Quonset, R. Several hours earlier a municipal municipal official who declined use of nis name had reported the commodore was among the dead The plane, a twin-engined craft was enroute from Caldwell,'N. Caldwell,'N. J., to Quonset and last heard from yesterday afternoon afternoon 'as it flew over Stewart Field, West Point, N Y. It crashed 15 minutes later. The wreckage was found at 3 a. The wreckage, spread over large area of the mountainside, was first reached by Joseph Brown Sr.. and his son. Jr employees . of the Texas r Company's oil refinery at Glenham N Y. who summoned Police ' Sgts Samuel Rogers Ralph Carter of the Beacon eÂ« The four reported the bodies badly burned TiceÂ« in planes fuselage had stroyed by a fire. the Resident "of Kansas City The municipal official sat_a fied by items in his pocket. from faa 3J.