Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan on April 13, 1950 · Page 11
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Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan · Page 11

Detroit, Michigan
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Thursday, April 13, 1950
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B-29 Crash in Secret Area Kills 13 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (p) A B-29 Superfortress plowed straight into a mountain and killed 13 airmen near here Tuesday night. The ship cracked up in a highly secret area of Sandia Base, which Is engaged in atomic and other special weapons work. Result: A tight security cloak on most details of the tragedy. ALL, ABOARD the bomber died In the explosion which followed almost instantly. The bodies were burned beyond recognition. Plane and men were from the Strategic Air Command's 509th Bomb Wing, stationed at Walker Base, outside Roswell, N.M. They had landed at Kirkland Base here and refueled on what was officially labeled a navigation training flight. Authorities declined to amplify that description. The Superfort took off eastward toward the Manzano Mountains from a runway more than 10,000 leet long. KIRKLAND authorities said they were unable to explain why it did not execute a 90-degree bank to avoid the rocky crest, as is prescribed for all craft operating from the field. The craft roared straight ahead, climbing little more than 1,000 feet. Wreckage indicated It first struck about 500 feet from the top, then bounced another 200 feet higher. Personnel in Kirtland's air control tower reported there was no message from the bomber to indicate anything amiss. Among the dead was Capt. David H. Koust, of 20417 Fayette, Detroit. U.S. Teachers on Air Tour Reach France PARIS (JP) Teachers in the 'flying classroom," 69 American educators making a flying tour of Europe, began their inspection of the Marshall Plan at work Wednesday in a village near Paris. The educators, representing 41 states, are on a six-week tour sponsored by Michigan State College. Carl M. Horn, director of continuing education at MSC is in charge. THE GROUP WENT to Plessis-Belleville to tour hemp and flax mills and a grain elevator partly financed with Marshall Plan money. Marshall Plan officials, including Barry Bingham, htad of the mission to France, wiU meet the educators Thursday to outline the Marshall Plan program. The group leaves Sunday for Italy. The United States Office of ! Education and the National Edu- cation Association are helping to sponsor the tour. Hearing Slated on Palmer Will A petition for probating the $30,000 estate of Judge Ervin P. j Palmer was filed before Probate ; Judge Patrick H. O'Brien. I The widow, Mrs. Alberta Reed ! Palmer, recipient of the estate, j was named special administratrix. ; A hearing was set for May 15. Judge Palmer became Probate ', Judge in 1929 and served until 1932. j Only one a vear can e after a lev lite this! This new. kin-sizt Aoex SPIRAL DASHER WASHER ins voi the artatest washina eftlcifncy the finest conienienc featires at the lowest eossibli cost. 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In addition to various City improvements, the $250,548.85 allocated for the fiscal year starting in July will provide a wage increase of 5 cents an hour for policemen, firemen and public works employes. o v. ... .. .1 , '- v ;A ..,..-.yzsjyi France's Joliot-Curie It is a Atlanta Boston BOTH SERVICEMEN 1 from Detroit Area Killed in Flane The armed services reported two fliers from the Detroit area were killed in plane crashes Wednesday. The Navy said that Lt. (jg) Kenneth C. Brown, 27, of a socially 50 Killed in Train Crash NEW DELHI, India (JP) Fifty persons were reported killed when a passenger train jumped the track and crashed into a stream 45 miles south of Bareilly in Uttar-pradesh. Seventy-three were said to have been injured. - 2-Pronged Drive TOKYO (JP) A police drive on gangsters bagged 1,778 suspects and various weapons including two spears. r M Sorry--'it is not a story 6f blood-and-thunder or cops-and-robbers. Sorry it is not a story that "raises hell and sells newspapers." w story of ideas. Ideas have consequences. The ideas of these men, all of whom were in the news last week, have already had consequences may have far greater ones. Do you know what their ideas are how powerful they can be? See page 29. IDEAS MAKE NEWS IN TIME Chicago . .Cleveland prominent Bloomfield Hills family, died when his F8F Bearcat fighter crashed near Corpus Christi, Tex. Air Force Capt. David H. Foust, 33, of 20417 Fayette, was Air Force Capt. David H. Foust, 33, of 20417 Fayette, was one of 13 who perished in the crash of a B-29 at the Sandia Secret Air Base in New Mexico. Lt. Brown was graduated from Annapolis in 1947 and served as a line officer aboard the carrier Antietem before beginning flight training in 1948. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kingsley M. Brown, or 4525 Charing Cross Rd. Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother, Kingsley, Jr.; a sister, Carolyn, a student at Smith College, and his grandmother, Mrs. Carolyn Mambert, of Bloomfield Hills. Before entering the Naval Academy, he was graduated from Baldwin High School, Birmingham. 1" FTHVTTTX TTT if o - ' 4 , ; ; ..... . Britain's Strachey Advertising OFFICES: Here in Detroit in the Fisher Building Detroit Los Angeles CAPT. FOUST enlisted in the Air Corps a year after his graduation from the University of Ken- 18,000 Returned, Woman Gives 1 Reward PITTSBURGH (JP) A factory worker found a woman's purse containing $18,000 but he didn't know about the size ct his find until he boarded his usual bus the next day to go to work. Henry Kholos, 27, a Westing-house Electric Corp punch press operator, said he found the purse on the floor of the bus after the woman got off. He gave the purse to Driver Montell Simmons, who returned it to the owner when she waved him down on his return trip. Simmons got a $1 reward, he told Kholos. A ory New York Philadelphia St. Louis San Francisco Toronto Montreal London Crashes tucky in 1939. He was commissioned in 1944. . He is survived by his wife, Charlotte, and two children, David, Jr., 2, and Sandy, 1, who Were quartered with him in New Mexico, and a sister, Mrs. Wesley L. Brown, of the Fayette address. Steinhardt Crash Laid to Line Break WASHINGTON (JP) The Air Force blamed a broken fuel line for the air crash- which killed Laurence Steinhardt, the United States ambassador to Canada, on March 28. Brig. Gen. Victor E. Bertrandias, director of flying safety for the Air Force, made an on-the-spot investigation of the crash of the air force plane carrying Steinhardt from Canada to the United States. : ..:v:-:-.i --.'"'"' : 1?.. . . .J::::... ' fix y1 ' v $ ,gKv - , ff&jr - - V , - V CP : - X"' . - Mff-i" - . 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