I need a photo of him. If you can help, please contact me.

The Daily Journal and Tribune,
Knoxville, Tennessee: October 1, 1912,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 6-11-04
"Another German Aviator Dead"
"Sonnenburg, Germany, Sept. 30. - The death of another German army aviator, Lieutenant Hofer, occurred today. He was injured during the imperial maneuvers in Saxony when his aeroplane collided with a tree while he was making a reconnoitoring flight."

First Lueutenant Willy Hofer died on September 30, 1912, in a Leisnitz Rumpler Endecker
Personal communication from Rene Hackstetter, 1-31-05
Editor's Note:
If you have any more information on this pioneer aviator,
please contact me.
E-mail to Ralph Cooper

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