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U. S. Air Mail Fatalities in the Line of Duty
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Carl B.Smith, December 16, 1918. First pilot to be killed while employed by the Air Mail Service.

Frank McCusker, May 25, 1919. First pilot killed while flying between Cleveand and Chicago.

Walter Stevens, September 14, 1920.

Lyman W. Doty, October 14, 1919.

Charles W. Lamborn, July 19, 1919.

Max Miller, September 1, 1920.

John P. Woodward, November 7, 1920; first air mail flight, Salt Lake City to Reno.

Frederick A. Robinson, September 27, 1920, flying between New York and Cleveland, hit heavy cables strung across Susquehana River at Millerburg, PA.

Walter H. Bunting, May 5, 1921.

Elmer R. Vanetta, April 22, 1921, on east side of Woodward Pass, just north of Sunbury, PA.

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