Denver, CO Bomber Crashes Into Homes, Dec 1951
LOWRY AFB IDENTIFIES VICTIMS OF CRASH.
Denver, Dec. 3 -- (AP) -- The Lowry Air Force Base public information office Monday night released the names of the crew members killed in the crash of a B-23 bomber in a Denver residential area Monday.
The dead were identified as:
T/Sgt. ROBERT F. JARVIS, 29, of 269 Margaret St., Plattsburg, N.Y., gunnery instructor.
T/Sgt. HERBERT OESER, 26, 72 Palmer St., Springdale, Conn., gunnery instructor.
Cpl. RICHARD P. YUKOB, 19, 21 Shephard St., Lynn, Mass., gunnery instructor.
Pfc. JAMES E. SNYDER, 19, 400 Cambridge St., Huntsville, Ala., gunnery instructor.
Pfc. RONALD W. WIERSMA, 20, 345 Cherry St., Grand Rapids, Mich., gunnery
Pfc. WILLIAM J. ABLONDI, 2C, 11 Cypress St., Framingham, Mass., gunnery student.
Pfc. BAXTER SURBER, 20, Gold Bond, Va., gunnery student, whose parents' address was listed at Rural Route No. 3, Chestertown, Ind.
Pfc. JOHN R. SERVIC, 20, Flint, Mich.
Captain JAMES W. SHANKS, 33, pilot of plane, 2929 Glencoe St., Denver, condition, fair.
First Lt. ROBERT H. SNURE, 27, Spokane, Wash., temporary residence 1733 Paris Street, Aurora, Colo., condition, critical.
S/Sgt. WILLIAM A. ZIPPEL, 29, of Baudette, Minn., condition, good.
Corporal RAY E. WIDNER, 19, of R.R. 3, Westby, Wis., condition, good.
Pfc. TEDDY D. ALLEN, 18, South Gate, Cal., condition, fair.
Pfc. JOE D. WIGGINS, 20, R.F.D. 6, Williamsburg, Va., condition, good.