Blythe, CA Helicopter Crash, Apr 1966

COPTER CRASH KILLS 3 TEXANS.

Blythe (AP) -- Three Texas men died Monday when a Sikorski SH34 helicopter from the Dallas Naval Air Station crashed and burned.
A Navy spokesman identified the three victims as Cmd. LLOYD WILSON, 42, of Mineral Wells; Lt. Cmdr. JIM V. PHILLIPS, 45, of Fort Worth, and aviation mechanic JOSEPH F. McKIBBIN, 27, of Grand Prairie.
The crew was beginning two weeks annual active duty training.

Modesto Bee and News Herald California 1966-04-05