Presque Isle, ME – September 13, 1931

Presque Isle, Maine – September 13, 1931

     Shortly after noon time on September 13, 1931, a small plane with two men aboard crashed in a potato field near the Presque Isle Airport.  Witnesses said it failed to come out of a spin.  The cause of the crash was undetermined.

     Ralph Morritt, (22), manager of the Presque Isle Airport, was killed instantly.  Raymond Stone, 27, succumbed to his injures at a nearby hospital.   

     No further details were given.

     Sources:

     Lewiston Daily Sun, “Two Are Killed In Plane Crash At Presque Isle”, September 14, 1931 

     The Evening Star, (Washington, D. C.), “Crash Kills Two Flyers”, September 14, 1931

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