Otis, ME. – February 7, 1974

Otis, Maine – February 7, 1974 

     On February 7, 1974, a lone pilot took off in a Cessna 172, (N3527Q), from the ice covered Beech Hill Pond in Otis,  Maine.  (The pond is a large body of water, about 4.5 miles long, and a half-mile wide.)  The plane remained airborne for about ten minutes before the pilot attempted to land back on the pond.  In doing so the plane crashed and he was killed.  


     Providence Journal, “Dies In Plane Crash”, February 8, 1974, page B-2

     Aviation Safety Network, ASN# 7171, Aviation-Safety.net



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