Portola, CA Plane Crash, Sept 1932
Three Passengers Die In Airplane Crash
PORTOLA, Calif., Sept. 5.—(AP)—Three passengers were killed and the pilot was injured dangerously by the crash of a sight-seeing plane in a take-off from Portola airport tonight.
Helen James, 17, and Virginia James, 15, and Maurice Murray, 25.
With both legs broken and possible internal injuries, A. N. Hall, 40, the pilot, was near death in a Portion hospital.
News of the death of her two daughters caused a heart attack which may prove fatal to Mrs. James, her physicians said.
Tampa Tribune, Tampa, FL 6 Sept 1932