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John G Apel, Jr
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Birth: 1945
Death: Nov., 1963
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

CSHS Class of 1963

Saint Louis University
Parks College Class of 1967
*Aeronautical Engineering Major

Pilot License
*Received at age 17

CAUSE OF DEATH:
St. Louis University students John Apel, Alfred Pitt (19 of Staten Island, NY), Glenn Bridgman (18 of Blackstone, VA) and Henry Katz (18 of Worcester, MA) had taken off from Worcester, Massachusetts, airport headed towards Boston for Thanksgiving dinner. In the middle of the night, their private plane hit the side of 2,108-foot-tall Mount Wachusett which then caused a brush fire.

SOURCES:
11-29-1963 - Chicago Tribune
3 Light Plane Crashes Takes The Lives of 14
Craft Hits Mountain in East, 4 Killed

11-30-1963 - Chicago Tribune
Plan Services of Palos Park Plane Victim 
 
Inscription:
JOHN G APEL JR
1945 - 1963
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery and Mausoleum
Evergreen Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section Knollwood, Part 1, Lot B-140, Grave 2
 
Created by: GeneaProtector
Record added: Mar 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18294326
John G Apel, Jr
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John G Apel, Jr
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