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.


     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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