Small private plane crashed into a 30-foot open space, narrowly missing the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Vick at 102 Lansing Street
and an adjacent home.
Two World War II veteran brothers-in-law, David E. Hill and Robert L. Horstmeyer, were pinned in the cockpit.
David Hill, the pilot, died at the scene
His brother-in-law was seriously injured and died a couple days later.
Looking at the wreckage is Connie Elver, 14, of 104 Lansing Street, whose bedroom was nearly struck by the nose-diving airplane.