Union, MS Plane Crash, Dec 1946

FIVE BURNED AS INSTRUCTOR'S PLANE CRASHES.

Union, Miss. (AP) -- The charred bodies of five persons returning to Florida from Christmas visits in Arkansas and Iowa, and that of a dog were removed from the flaming wreckage of a crashed airplane yesterday.
The victims were identified as MR. and MRS. WILLIS F. HALL, MR. and MRS. W. E. BRANDON and their four-year-old son, TERRY BRANDON. State Public Safety Commissioner C. R. BRADLEY said identification was made by papers on the bodies of the men and was checked with Panama City, Fla., police.
BRADLEY said Panama City police advised his the plane was owned by JOHN T. REAVER of the Skyland Airport, where HALL was a flight instructor. The BRANDONS and their son had visited in Conway, Ark., while the HALLS were visiting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The five reunited in Conway for the return trip to Florida.

The Berkshire Evening Eagle Pittsfield Massachusetts 1946-12-28