Blountstown, FL Bomber Crashes, Jan 1943

BOMBER CRASHES AT BLOUNTSTOWN.

FIVE FROM McDILL FIELD KILLED INSTANTLY.

Blountstown, Fla., Jan. 14 -- (AP) -- Deputy Sheriff George Guilford reported a twin-motored army plane crashed ina forest 12 miles south of here yesterday, killing all aboard. He said there appeared to be "six or seven" dead.

Tampa, Fla., Jan. 14 -- (AP) -- Names of five men killed in a crash of a MacDill Field bomber at 1:10 p.m. yesterday seven miles west of Blountstown were announced today by the MacDill public relations office.
Second Lt. NEIL B. SNYDER, Enid, Okla., pilot.
Second Lt. SANFORD O. SCHULBERG, Belleville, Mich., co-pilot.
Second Lt. ABNER R. BROOKS, El Paso, Texas, navigator.
Staff Sergeant WALTER E. CHATHAM, Galveston, Texas, engineer.
Staff Sergeant WALDO W. LINDSEY, Irwinton, Ga., bombardier.
The plane was on a routine training flight.

Panama City News Herald Florida 1943-01-14