Francestown, N.H. – May 18, 1973

Francestown, New Hampshire – May 18, 1973

     On the morning of May 18, 1973, a Cessna 205, with only a pilot aboard, left Bridgeport, Connecticut, bound for Concord, New Hampshire.  At 8:30 a.m., the aircraft suddenly disappeared from radar and a search was instituted.  The wrecked aircraft was spotted from the air by a New Hampshire Civil Air Patrol aircraft in a wooded area of the town of Francestown, N.H.  The pilot was found dead at the scene. 


     Providence Journal, “Plane Vanishes On Flight To Concord, N.H.”, May 19, 1973.

     Providence Journal Bulletin, “Plane Wreckage Is Spotted In N. H. Woods”, May 19, 1973. 


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