Off Yarmouth, MA. – March 24, 1975

Off Yarmouth, Massachusetts – March 24, 1975

     On March 24, 1975, a Cessna 195 with three persons aboard left Nantucket Island and headed towards the Massachusetts mainland when while over the water the airplane developed engine trouble.  The pilot hoped to make it to Hyannis Airport but was unable to do so, and the aircraft went down in the water about a mile off the coast of the town of Yarmouth.  All three occupants escaped before the plane sank, and were rescued a short time later by a Coast Guard helicopter.  All were transported to a hospital for medical treatment.


     Hartford Courant, “Copter Saves Three Victims Of Air Crash”, March 26, 1975.   

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