Article about plane crash of Robert Eldon Boyce

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Article about plane crash of Robert Eldon Boyce - Plane Crash _ Two Near Kersey By M I K E PETERS...
Plane Crash _ Two Near Kersey By M I K E PETERS ih n ,,.,, »i . , c ., . . . . * By M I K E PETERS r ] Tribune STAFF Writer Two men, one n Greeley rcsi oenl, were killed Monday after noon when their single engine rented plane crashed five miles south of Kersey. Dead on arrival at Weld Counly General Hospital were Kklon Boyce, 29, 712 mil SI. and Joe Kaiser, 21, of Soulhcr land, Iowa. According lo a spokesman al the Emery School of Aviation which owns the plane, Kaisei was taking flight instructor's lessons from Boyce. Kaiser licit private and commercial flighl licenses. Here Eight Months Boyce had l i v e d - i n Grcelcy nbout eight months, instructing «t Emery Aviation. He came to Greeley from Fort Collins, according to friends. Both men were alive when pulled from the Cessna 150 by Stale Patrol officers Daniel Bradley and Charles 1 leister. T h e Greeley 'Ambulance company received notice of the accident at 5:10 p.m through n telephone operator, and notified the State Patrol. The plane crashed less than 75 feet from a farm house belonging to Carl and Jake Sloll. Witnesses said the plane apparently slalled, and spiralcd to June Draft Will Go to * Number 35 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Selective Service System announced today it would order about 9,000 young men with lottery numbers 1 through 35 to report to the Army In June. The move is aimed at completing a calf last March for 15,000 men over the April-May- June period, the draft headquarters : said. Only those men witb numbers 1 through 15 had been taken until now. Most of 'the new inductees Ihe ground at n ·IMegrce angle The Weld Comily Coroner's office reported the men died of infernal injuries. 'Hie cockpit of Ihe small plane wns p u s h e d backward crushing the two men inside. No fire was involved in the crash, which occurred in a plowed field west of (lie Sloll house. Practicing Maneuvers The men were apparently performing practice maneuvers according ( 0 authorities. Tile Stale Patrol said the men may have been' practicing Blalls when the plane plunged out of control. Federal Aviation-Administration investigators arrived at the crash scene late Monday and began investigating the accident. They will 'continue their probe of the site Tuesday, attempting lo determine tlio cause of the crash. Also investigating the accident were Sgl. Eugene Benson of the Slate Patrol and depulies from the Weld County Sheriff's Department. Wrlllon by Horace Grtalpy in 1971 VOL.44 NO. US GREELEY, COLORADO 8M31 TUESDAY, MAY », North Viet As Nixon Warns TWO KILLED IN PLANE CRASH --Weld County Sheriff's Deputy Frank Vawter examines the wreckage of a plane which crashed five mles south of Kersey Monday afternoon; Two men died in the small-engine plane, which narrowly missed the farmhouse in the background. (Tribune nholo by Mike Peters) *

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  1. Greeley Daily Tribune,
  2. 09 May 1972, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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