Helicopter Accidents

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San Marcos AFB, TX
22 Feb 1955

S/N 51-15261

The Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin)
Tue, Feb. 22, 1955, page 1

Helicopter Crash Kills Wusau Man

SAN MARCOS, Tex. (AP)  Three Air Force officers, one of them from Wisconsin, were killed Sunday when their helicoptor crashed at an auxiliary field near San Marcos.

The Gary Air Base identified the dead as Capt. William Evans, 31, San Marcos, instructor-pilot; 2nd Lt. William Pinkerton, of Marion, Ind., and 2nd Lt. Lyle K. Fuller, 22, of Wausau.

Pinkerton was pilot of the new twin-rotor craft. He and fuller were taking transition training in order to the checked out on the new H-21 helicopter.

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