Pennville, IN Army Transport Plane Crash, Oct 1945
REPORT 5 DEAD, 14 INJURED IN PLANE CRASH.
Portland, Ind., Oct. 27. (AP) -- Five men were reported killed and 14 injured today when an army transport plane crashed on a farm northwest of Pennville, Ind.
The injured were taken to hospitals at Bluffton, Portland and Hartford City. Names of the victims were withheld pending notification of nearest of kin.
The crash occurred about 8 a.m. on the Dr. Charles Caylor farm 10 miles northwest of here.
JESSE LANNING, Pennville town marshal, said he had been informed that four men were killed and fourteen injured.
An Associated Press representative said the plane appeared to by a Douglas C-47. It was reported that it was enroute from Wright Field, Dayton, O., to Minneapolis.
Alton Evening Telegraph Illinois 1945-10-27