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Daily Journal and Tribune,
Knoxville, Tennessee: August 23, 1913,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 7-15-04
"Prussian Aviator Killed,"
"Halberstadt, Prussia, Aug. 22.
     Lieutenant Schmidt of the army aviation corps met death here today after a fall of more than a mile. The lieutenant was completing an aeroplane flight from Goslar, thirty miles west of Halberstadt and had begun a spiral descent when one of the wings collapsed and the machine plunged to the ground."

Lieutenant Schmidt was killed in a crash in 1913.
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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