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Lake Charles, LA Bomber Crash, Mar 1944


Lake Charles, La., March 27 -- (AP) -- Six members of the crew of a medium bomber from here were killed yesterday in a plane crash two miles from the Lake Charles army air base.
The seventh member, Corp. ROBERT F. BRUNO, Owatonna, Minn., was seriously injured but is expected to recover.
Air base public relations announced names of the dead as:
Flight Officer ANDREW KOLINCHOCK, Edwardsville, Pa.
Lt. GEORGE F. LONG, Fulton, Kansas.
Lt. MAX R. FARROW, Biggers, Ark.
Pfc. WILLIAM E. COCHRAN, East St. Louis, Ill.
Technical Sergeant JAMES H. LEE, Denver, Colo.
Sgt. IRVING W. LYON, Pelham, N.Y.

Jefferson City Post Tribune Missouri 1944-03-27

article | by Dr. Radut