Off Provincetown, MA. – August 8, 1975

Off Provincetown, Massachusetts – August 8, 1975

    On the evening of August 8, 1975, a Cessna 182, with a pilot and one passenger aboard, left Ellington, Connecticut, bound for Provincetown.  While on approach to Provincetown the aircraft crashed into the water about a mile off Race Point and sank.  The pilot was able to escape, but the passenger went down with the plane.  The pilot was rescued by the Coast Guard and transported to Cape Cod Hospital.   

     The aircraft and the body of the missing passenger were recovered the following day.


     Westerly Sun, (R.I.), “One Is Missing In Air Mishap”, August 10, 1975

     Providence Sunday Journal, (R.I.), “Divers Find Body Of Conn. Man In Plane Wreckage Off Cape”, August 10, 1975


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