Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on April 28, 1965 · Page 11
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 11

Redlands, California
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Wednesday, April 28, 1965
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investigators seeking cause of crash of ftimys XV5A during demonstration flight .EDWARDS AFB (UPI) — A veteran test pilot was killed and a ;.$5 million experimental plane was demolished Tuesday in the second accident in. two days here. ;, About 200 spectators—including newsmen and military personnel—saw pilot Lou Everett, 43, and the XV5A plane he was demonstrating plummet to earth. By the time fire trucks and rescuers raced to the site, little was left but a smouldering heap. Witnesses, listening to Everett's conversations with the tower on a loudspeaker, heard him exclaim: "Have to go. Primary electrical (listeners heard about two clicks) I'm ejecting." The XV5A, capable of functioning as a jet fixed-wing craft and as a helicopter for vertical GOFFERING IRON SALISBURY, England (UPI) —If you happen to have a spare goffering iron in your attic, Mrs. Aileen Pomeroy would like one for her son. For the uninitiated—a goffer- Ing iron is used to crinkle choirboys' neckruffs. takeoffs and landings, was only 800 feet and upside down when Everett ejected himself from the cockpit. "When he ejected," an observer said, "he ejected straight into the ground." Newsmen at the scene said the plane burst into flame on contact with the dry lakebed. Everett's ,body, witnesses reported, gouged a hole in the ground and traveled about 100 feet into the flaming wreckage of the plane. Wreckage was strewn for about 200 feet. A second X V 5A, flown by Army test pilot William Anderson, circled slowly once and then landed. The two planes were produced for the Army by General Electric Co. and Ryan Aeronautical Co. and had been accepted by the Army last January. This was the first public demonstration of the XV5A, which previously had undergone many successful test flights. U2 Crash Probed Cause of the crash was under investigation, as was that of a high - flying U2 reconnaissance plane which plunged to the desert near here on Monday, kill- IAST TAKE-OFF — The experimental XV5A rises on a vertical take-off for the last time at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. ing test pilot Buster E. Edens of Lockheed Aviation. Everett, his wife, Betty, and ieir four children lived in Bonita, Calif. The pilot and his wife formerly lived in Jackson, Miss., and had planned to vacation there starting next month. An Air Force veteran, Everett was injured about three years ago in the crash of an experimental paraglider in Virginia, according to his parents. They said their son suffered a broken leg in that mishap. FIERY END — Minutes after taking off, the vertical-lift plane explodes and crashes. Test pilot Lou Everett died when his parachute failed to open after ejection. (NEA Telephoto) Redlands Daily Facts Wed. I Aprir28 f 1965-ll Water by the bucket ST. LOUIS, Mo. 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