Twelve killed in crash of Bomber
Hays, Kansas, Oct. 25 – A crash of their four-engines bomber at Russell, Kansas, took the lives of twelve crewmen from Walker Army Air Field, the Public Relations Office announced. The plane was on a combat training flight.
The dead included: 2nd Lt. James N. Rector Jr., husband of Mrs Wilda G. Rector, Hays, and son of James N. Rector, Sevierville, Tenn.
and T/Sgt Armand P. Simmons, Jr., son of Mrs. Pearl Simmons, Humboldt, Tenn.

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