SAN ANTONIO, Texas, August 1, 1922 – Lieutenant Samuel L. Lunt, Kelly Field aviator, met almost instant death today when his plane crashed. He was attempting to land and was only about 150 feet from the ground when the machine seemed to pass out of control.
He is survived by a widow here and his mother, Mrs. Carline E. Lunt of Alexandria, Virginia. The body will be sent to Washington for burial in Arlington Cemetery.
LUNT, SAMUEL M
- 1ST LT AIR SVC
- DATE OF DEATH: 08/01/1922
- BURIED AT: SECTION SW SITE 4605
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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