Antigo, WI army plane crash, Oct 1942
Texan Fatally Burned
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 2 (AP). - Pvt. C. W. Stanford, 21, of Farmersville, Texas, student at the preliminary glider school at Antigo, Wis., died Friday of burns received when a plane crashed.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 3 Oct 1942
Army Flier Killed In Antigo Crash
Antigo, Wis. - (UP) - The first serious accident since a prliminary glider training school was established here June 1, resulted in the death of Pvt. C. W. Stanford, Farmersville, Tex., this week.
He suffered burns Oct. 1 from which he died when the plane he was piloting crashed on the Joe Frisch farm near Antigo. Capt. Ross M. Clem of the school said that the cause of the crash had not been determined.
Frisch at two other farmers pulled Stanford from the flaming wreckage of his plane after watching it crash. The flyer was said to have been on a routine training flight.
The Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, WI 3 Oct 1942
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