North Stonington, CT. – September 2, 1978

North Stonington, Connecticut – September 2, 1978 

     On the evening of September 3, 1978, a Piper Pacer, with a pilot and two passengers aboard, was landing at a private airport located on an 800 acre farm on Cossaduck Hill Road, (aka Rt. 201), when the airplane overshot the runway and struck a tree.  The impact pushed the tree over into the roadway while the airplane continued across the road and crashed into a stone wall and flipped over on its roof.  Both passengers were slightly injured.  The aircraft suffered heavy damage.


     Providence Sunday Journal, “Two Slightly Injured In Conn. Plane Crash”, September 3, 1978, page A-1.  (With photo of crash.)

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