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Lieut Leslie George Chandler

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Lieut Leslie George Chandler

Birth
Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Mar 1918 (aged 22)
Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Gurnee, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 41163517 View Source
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Died in Service at Kelly Field, Ft Worth, Texas
US Aviator
San Antonio, Texas, March 9, 1918;
Lieutenant Leslie G Chandler, an aviator at Kelly Field, was killed instantly and his flying companion, Cadet Henry K Huber, was slightly injured in a seventy-five ft. fall at the aviation school late Friday afternoon, it was announced today.
Lieutenant Chandler's body was sent tonight to Hinsdale, Ill.., where his father lives.
In a report made to Washington, it was stated that the accident was caused by the side-slipping of the airplane after a motor had "gone dead".
This is the sixth fatality from accidents since the school opened nearly a year ago.
[Morning News, March 10,1918]


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