Hardwick, MA. – March 17, 1980

Hardwick, Massachusetts – March 17, 1980

     At 12:15 p.m. on March 17, 1980, a lone pilot left Brainard Airport in Hartford, Connecticut, for a pleasure flight over Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.  While returning to Hartford, his single-engine Cessna developed engine trouble and crashed in a thickly wooded area of Hardwick.  The pilot was able to extricate himself and walked through the woods until he came to a house and asked to use the phone. 


     Westerly Sun, (R.I.), “Cool Pilot Survives Plane Crash”, March 18, 1980, page 13.    


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