S.L. ARMY OFFICER BURNED IN AIR SHOW CRASH DIES

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 20 1988 12:00 a.m. MDT

An Army officer severely burned in last month's air show disaster at Ramstein Air Base in West Germany died at Brooke Army Medical Center, a hospital spokesman said.

1st Lt. Kim Strader, 35, of Salt Lake City, died at 3 a.m. Saturday in the burn unit at Brooke, where he was being treated for second- and third-degree burns, a hospital spokesman said Monday.The spokesman said he did not know the exact cause of death or where Strader's body was sent for funeral arrangements.

Strader was among seven people transported to the burn unit Aug. 31. The others have survived.

More than 50 people were killed and at least 150 injured when an Italian Air Force plane crashed into spectators at the air show Aug. 27.

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