|Birth: ||Mar. 31, 1924|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 1974|
North Carolina, USA
City Native Killed In Plane Crash
Malcolm Gayle Fetter, 50, of 614 Gallion Ave., Pittsburgh, a native of Altoona, was among the 69 persons killed Sept. 11 when an Eastern Air Lines DC-9 jet crashed and burned while attempting a landing in fog at the Douglas Municipal Airport, Charlotte, N.C. - The mishap occurred at 7:33 a.m. in an open field two and a half miles south of the airport. - The flight was Eastern 212, bound from Charleston, S.C., to Chicago's O'Hare Airport, via Charlotte. - Mr. Fetter was a car salesman in Pittsburgh. - He was born March 31, 1924, a son of Raymond and Mary (Malcolm) Fetter. - Surviving are four children; three grandchildren, and a brother and sister. Services will be held in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Osterburg, at 2 p.m. Friday. Interment in church cemetery. Friends will be received in the L. Beinhauer Mortuary, 2630 W. Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, from noon to 10 p.m. Thursday.
Altoona Mirror, Altoona, Pa., Wednesday, September 18, 1974
Air Crash Fatality CHARLOTTE, N.C. (UPI) - Eastern Airlines today positively identified Maldolm G. Fetter of Pittsburgh, as on of 71 persons who were killed last week when an airliner crashed in a dense fog just three miles from Douglas Municipal Airport.
Leader-Times, Kittanning, Pa., Wednesday, September 18, 1974
Thanks to Henrietta for the obituary and info.
Raymond L. Fetter (1902 - 1972)
Mary Fetter (____ - 1973)
Osterburg Community Cemetery
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