Clinton, IA Private Plane Crash, July 1928
THREE KILLED IN PLANE CRASH.
DOCTOR, DAUGHTER AND NIECE KILLED WHEN PLANE GOES INTO TAIL SPIN.
Clinton, Ia., July 2 -- DR. HOMER K. LAMBERT, his 6-year-old daughter, BETTY, and a niece, SHIRLEY LAMBERT, 14, were killed when a plane piloted by LAMBERT fell 500 feet to the Municipal Airport here yesterday.
DR. LAMBERT had done only 20 hours of solo flying. It was his daughter's first flight.
The motor of the plane stalled and the ship went into a tail spin, crashing to the ground upside down.
SHIRLEY LAMBERT was a resident of Toledo, Ohio.
Chronicle Telegram Elyria Ohio 1928-07-02