Springfield, MA – September 14, 1919

Springfield, Massachusetts – September 14, 1919 

   On September 14, 1919, a Curtis biplane crashed on takeoff from the Eastern States Exhibition Grounds in Springfield while the pilot was giving a passenger a ride. 

     The pilot, Thomas B. Haggerty, of New Haven, and his passenger, A. L. Litch of Springfield, were both injured when the plane hit a tree.  

Source: Falmouth Enterprise, “Aviation Notes”, September 20, 1919


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