Branford, CT. – August 7, 1946

Branford, Connecticut – August 7, 1946

     On August 7, 1946, a 21-year-old man from Hamden, Connecticut, was practicing forced landings  in a single-engine aircraft when the landing gear and a wing of his “air coupe” airplane struck a tall tree causing him to crash.  The plane came down on the farm of Joseph Zuwallack.  Despite damage to the plane, fortunately the pilot wasn’t injured.   


     The Waterbury Democrat, “Hamden Aviator Unhurt In Crash”, August 7, 1946, page 10. 

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