Atlantic Ocean – July 23, 1976

Atlantic Ocean – July 23, 1976

     On July 22, 1976, a 31-year-old pilot from Narragansett, Rhode Island, was working as a “spotter” for a commercial fishing vessel based out of Point Judith, R.I..  His job was to find schools of swordfish and radio their location to the boat.  At about 4:30 p.m., crewmen aboard the fishing vessel saw the aircraft suddenly go down in the water and sink.  An extensive search followed, but no sign of the plane or its pilot could be found.


     Providence Evening Bulletin, “CG Ends Search For Pilot”, July 26, 1976, page A-2    

     The Narragansett Times, “Crash Victim Search Ends”, July 29, 1976, page 2.

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