Harwichport, MA – October 20, 1924

Harwichport, Massachusetts – October 20, 1924 

     On October 20, 1924, an airplane used for advertising the Suburban Week, a publication based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, crashed at Harwichport, an upscale section of the Town of Harwich.  The pilot, G. A. Burnhame wasn’t injured, but a passenger, Albert G. Potts, required several stitches to close a wound.  The plane was reportedly wrecked, and was transported by truck to Providence for repair if possible. 

      Source: New York Times, “Advertising Plane Wrecked”, October 25, 1924     

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