Cornelia Fort is dead (3-21-43)

The Pittsburgh Press (March 22, 1943)

WAF killed in Texas

Cornelia Fort

Long Beach, California –
Cornelia Fort, 23, the second woman to sign up with the Women’s Auxiliary Ferry Squadron, was killed yesterday in the crash of an Army plane near Merkel, Texas, the Ferrying Division of the Air Transport Command announced today. The cause of the accident was not determined.