Aiken, SC Private Plane Crash, Feb 1961
FOUR MEN KILLED IN PLANE CRASH.
Aiken, S. C. (UPI) --A four-passenger Beechcraft Bonanza, caught in violent wind currents of a thunderstorm, crashed near here Friday killing four passengers.
A witness said one man, identified as DOUGLAS TAYLOR of Knoxville, Tenn., a former paratrooper, leaped from the stricken plane while it was still a few hundred feet in the air.
Two other victims were identified as HAROLD IVEENS, the pilot, recently transferred from Knoxville to Orlando, Fla., as sales manager for a garbage disposal equipment firm, and JOHN FLETCHER of Knoxville.
Authorities have been unable to identify the fourth victim.
Eureka Humboldt Standard California 1961-02-25