Champagne, IL Army Airplane Falls to Ground, Apr 1920

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Army Flier Falls to Death.

Champagne, Ill.,---Lieut. James Welsh, 22 years old, of Corpus Christi, Texas, was instantly killed here when he fell 500 feet with his airplane at Chanute field, government training station. Side slipping caused him to lose control of the machine. The body was taken to his home for burial.

Akron Weekly Pioneer Press, Akron, CO 23 Apr 1920