Rumford, Maine – Sept. 22, 1929

Rumford, Maine – September 22, 1929

     On September 22, 1929, a Waco bi-plane with two men aboard crashed in a gully in Rumford, Maine, killing both the pilot and a passenger.  The aircraft belonged to the Maine Air transport Corp. and was giving sight-seeing flights when the accident happened. 

     The dead are, Roger Swan(26) the pilot, and Henry Richards, (20) of Ridlonville, Maine.  Richards was the 26th passenger of the day when the accident happened.

     Source, New York Times, “Two Men Die In Maine Plane”, Sept. 23, 1929 

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