Melvin Bernard Farber
Captain, United States Air Force
DIE IN CRASH, EXPLOSION OF B-25 TRAINER
SHARON, Kansas, February 26, 1951 - A B-25 trainer-bomber from Vance Air Force Base, Enid, Oklahoma, crashed and exploded in flames near here today, killing the three-man crew.
Sheriff Andy Stevenson from nearby Medicine Lodge, Kansas, said badly burned remains - identified as bodies of three airmen - were found in the wreckage.
Vance Aif Force Base said Captain Melvin B.
Farber, Washington, D.C.; Cadet Garth A. Bishop of Salt Lake City, and
Cadet Maurice E. Castle of Somers, Iowa, were killed.
Posted: 24 October 2007 Updated: 23 May 2008
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, May 2008
Photo By M,. R. Patterson, October 2007