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1920 - MAIL PILOT KILLED. BODY OF FLYER IS FOUND IN WRECKAGE OF PLANE.

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Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 8. - The body of JOHN P. WOODWARD, an air mail pilot was found in the wreckage of his plane at the siding 40 miles west of Cheyenne and fifteen miles southeast of Laramie, Wyo., late this afternoon, according to word brought here Sunday night by railroad men.

WOODWARD was last reported over Laramie at 2:40 o'clock Saturday afternoon.

STRUCK MOUNTAIN IN FOG.

Washington, D.C., Nov. 8 - JOHN P. WOODWARD, air mail pilot, whose body was found yesterday in the wreckage of his plane over Laramie, Wyo., met his death through flying into a mountainside in a dense fog, said a report received today by the post office department. The Lake City landing field reported that a weather bureau warning of fog was received a few minutes after WOODWARD left the field en route to Cheyenne. WOODWARD'S home was in Mitchell, Iowa.


San Antonio Light
San Antonio, Texas
November 8, 1920

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