1931 June 22nd Robert Langham crashes Chubby's plane

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1931 June 22nd Robert Langham crashes Chubby's plane - Brother of E. C. Langbam Dies in Airplane Crash...
Brother of E. C. Langbam Dies in Airplane Crash E. C. Langham of 715 Linden avenue, head of the Langham Paint Co., left for Detroit late Monday afternoon in response to a message telling him of the death in a plane crash there of his brother, Robert Langham, 33, pilot for an aircraft corporation. Robert Langham was at one time stationed at Lambert Field, St Louis, and while there visited his brother here on a number ol occasions. News dispatches from Detroit say that Langham lost his life when plane he was testing crashed from an altitude of about 1000 feet a the Wayne county airport. The new craft was a monoplane, which was to have been used by & famous •Matrix in a tour about the coun try, and was being tried out fo department of commerce approva Langham was a transport pllo for the Cain Aircraft Corp., an well known in Detroit aviation clr cles. E. O. Langham received word o the fatal accident about 3 p. m yesterday and left on the 4:18 Chi cago train expecting to be in De trolt before midnight.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 23 Jun 1931, Tue,
  3. Page 9

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