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Hyannis, NE Bomber Crash, Dec 1943


Alliance, Neb. (AP) -- Five crew members were killed when a C-53 army plane on a routine flight from the Alliance air base crashed Wednesday night in desolate sandhills country between Hyannis and Arthur, Neb., the base announced.
The dead were:
Second Lt. RICHARD P. MURPHY, pilot, Buffalo, N.Y., whose wife is in Alliance, Neb.
First Lt. ROY S. STANTON, copilot, Austin, Minn.
Second Lt. HAROLD F. KELLY, copilot, New York, N.Y.
Sgt. JOHN N. DARLING, engineer, Maplewood, N.J.
Cpl. ABRAHAM SCHNEIDER, radioman, Brookln, N.Y.
The plane took off at 9 p.m. Wednesday on a routine flight and was not heard from after that time.

Nebraska State Journal Lincoln 1943-12-04

article | by Dr. Radut