New Ashford, MA. – August 12, 1948

New Ashford, Massachusetts – August 12, 1948

     On August 12, 1948, a 22-year-old pilot took off from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey bound for Albany, New York, with a cargo of newspapers.   While in-route he encountered severe weather and disappeared.  A widescale search found nothing.  

     The mystery was solved in December of 1948 when a deer hunter came upon the body of the missing pilot amidst aircraft  wreckage one Mount Greylock in the town of New Ashford.  The aircraft was thirty miles off its designated course.   

     The type of aircraft is unknown. 


     The Glen Falls Times, (N.Y.), “Finding Of Wrecked Airplane Solves Mystery”, December 8, 1948

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