Fitchburg, MA. – April 16, 1975

Fitchburg, Massachusetts – April 16, 1975

     On April 16, 1975, a 40-year-old pilot from Leominster, Massachusetts, was practicing takeoffs and landings at Fitchburg Airport with his recently completed home-built airplane when he crashed into a highway embankment about a half-mile from the end of the runway.  The pilot was seriously injured and transported to Leominster Hospital. 


     Providence Evening Bulletin, “Pilot Is Injured As Home-Made Plane Crashes”, April 16, 1975  page A-5 

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