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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: Charlier R Hillard


Thread: Charlier R Hillard

Message: Charlier R Hillard

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From: Dave Bradfield <dbradfield at>

Date: Wed, 17 Apr 1996 00:40:14 UTC


  I just received word that Charlie R. Hillard was killed today.  
I cannot verify it.  I would appreciate any info that
can be forwarded. This info apparently comes from a news account
mailed to me.

> Charlie R. was killed in a crash in Lakeland Fla.  Seems he had rebuilt
> a WW2 Hawker Sea Fury and modified it for air races. He was landing at a
> Lakeland Fla. airshow when, on roll-out, smoke was seen coming from the
> wheel well (s).   The airplane veered off the runway and flipped over on
> its back.  Charlie R. was crushed under the airplane.  Don't know any more
> than that.

Dave Bradfield
dbradfield at


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