Riverside, CA Military Plane Crash, Mar 1919

AVIATOR KILLED BY FALL.

Riverside, Cal., March 31. -- Lieutenant C. M. RIPPERGER of Moline, Ill., was killed today when the airplane in which he was flying over March Field near here fell 1000 feet. Cadet PACKARD of Bakersfield, who was with him in the machine, also was seriously injured. He suffered a broken leg and internal injuries.

Ogden Examinier Utah 1919-04-01