Mosquero, NM Bomber Crash, Jan 1943

7 ARE KILLED IN N. MEXICO CRASH.

(Associated Press)
Mosquero, N.M., Jan. 14. -- The bodies of seven fliers were recovered today from the wreckage of a four-motored army bomber which crashed southeast of Mosquero yesterday following a mid-air explosion.

Casper, Wyo., Jan. 14. -- A bomber crash in New Mexico yesterday took the lives of seven men, it was officially announced today at the army air base here. All seven bodies have been recovered, the public relations department revealed.
Lt. Col. Frank P. Hunter, Jr., bomb group commander, and a board of officers from the Casper base left today for the scene of the crash to conduct an investigation.
The names of the crash victims had not yet been released.

Greeley Daily Tribune Colorado 1943-01-14

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NAME SEVEN VICTIMS OF ARMY BOMBER CRASH IN NEW MEXICO.

Casper, Wyo., Jan. 17. -- (AP) -- The names of seven officers and enlisted men killed in an army bomber crash in northern New Mexico last Wednesday were announced Sunday night at the Casper army air base.
Lieutenant Carl H. Severson, base public relations officer, identified the men as:
Second Lieutenant THEODORE HIMAN of 121 Mulvane Street, Iowa City, Iowa, instructor pilot.
Second Lieutenant ROBERT J. GEORGE of Indio, Cal., pilot.
Second Lieutenant MILLER C. ASHCRAFT of Winchester, Ky., navigator.
Flight Officer ROBERT B. GOODMAN of 433 South Mill Street, St. Clair, Pa., copilot.
Technical Sergeant MAYNARD J. MARCLE of 1034 Walnut Street, Bellflower, Cal.
Technical Sergeant CHARLES F. ZINN of 106 West Sixth Street, Frankfort, Kan.
Staff Sergeant THOMAS L. HAMILTON of 3828 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, Cal.
The four-motored plane, based at Casper air base, plunged to earth in the Tucumcari region of northern New Mexico, after a mid-air explosion. Six bodies were recovered several hours later. A seventh was found subsequently.

Billings Gazette Montana 1943-01-18