Middlebury, CT. – January 11, 1975

Middlebury, Connecticut – January 11, 1975 

     At 9:20 a.m. on the morning of January 11, 1975, a 52-year-old man took off from Meriden-Wallingford Airport in a single-engine Cessna 210.  His destination was Waterbury-Oxford Airport.  While in-route the aircraft encountered low overcast conditions with low visibility.  At about 9:45 a.m., as the aircraft was making its final approach to land, it struck some tree tops before crashing into a cornfield in a residential area of Middlebury.  The pilot was killed instantly.


     Hartford Courant, “Man Killed As Plane Crashes In Field”, January 12, 1975      

     Westerly Sun, (R.I.), “Second Pilot Dies In Conn. Crash”, January 12, 1975, page 9. 

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