St. Louis, MO Army Bomber Crashes On Take Off, Dec 1942


St. Louis, Dec. 16 (AP) -- An army bomber carried seven men to their deaths as it crashed and burned last night a few minutes after taking off from Lamber-St. Louis airport. Two others escaped.
The Topeka, Kas., air base today made public the names of the dead as follows:
Sd. Lt. STANLEY L. ROSEN, Camden, N. J.
Sd. Lt. WILLIAM P. McDONALD, Stockton, Calif.
Sd. Lt. WARREN E. A. YOUNG, Tucson, Ariz.
Sd. Lt. CLARENCE E. PYLE, JR., Montgomery, W. Va.
Sd. Lt. ALVA L. SINK, Tunkhannock, Pa.
Staff Sgt. HENRY H. STRINGER, Parwell, Ky.
Staff Sgt. SIDNEY M. SCHWARTZ, Brooklyn, N. Y.
SINK was riding as a passenger.
The injured crew members were:
Sgt. ROBERT T. RANDOL, Galveston, Texas, who has cuts on his face and head, a fractured vertebrae and a fractured left leg.
Sgt. HARWELL CLEMENTS, Detroit, small cut over left eye, treated at hospital and released.

Ogden Standard Examiner Utah 1942-12-16