Pottawattamie County

Lt. David A. Flack



Bluffs Air Officer Killed in Missouri

Second Lt. David A. Flack, 25, 191 Fourteenth avenue, was one of four men killed early Thursday when their planes crashed and burned during a routine flight at the Sedalia, Mo., army air field, it was announced Thursday afternoon by Col. Jerome B. McCauley, commanding officer.

Lt. Flack worked in Omaha before entering the service. He is survived by his widow, Darlene Darnell Flack, and her 8-weeks-old son, David Edward Flack, and a father, living in Omaha. The body is being returned to Council Bluffs for burial.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Thursday, September 14, 1944, Page 1

Lt. David Flack

Military rites are planned for Lt. David Flack, 25, 191 Fourteenth avenue, Monday at 2 p. m. at Woodring’s chapel. Lt. Flack was killed Thursday in an army plane crash near Sedalia, Mo.

Pallbearers will be selected from the civil air patrol and firing squad and buglers will be from the Iowa state patrol. Dr. C. Carson Bransby will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn.

Lt. Flack’s body arrived in Council Bluffs Saturday night and was taken to the Woodring funeral home. Lt. Oscar Hendrickson, a close friend of Lt. Flack’s, accompanied the body here.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Sunday, September 17, 1944, Page 10