Beverly, MA. – August 31, 1945

Beverly, Massachusetts – August 31, 1945


North American Texan Military Trainer
Author Photo

     On August 31, 1945, a navy SNJ-4 trainer aircraft, (BU. No. 90667), crashed while landing at the Beverly Naval Auxiliary Air Field.  The two men aboard received non-life-threatening-injuries, and the plane was a total loss.  


     U. S. Navy accident report dated August 31, 1945. 

Beverly, MA. – November 2, 1984

Beverly, Massachusetts – November 2, 1984

     Shortly after midnight on November 2, 1984, a Piper PA-28, (N9930W), with two people aboard, was attempting to land in foggy conditions at Beverly Airport when the plane crashed and burned in a wooded area about a quarter of a mile from the runway.  There were no survivors. 

     The Beverly police had received a report of a low flying aircraft, but no report of a plane crash, and no planes had been reported overdue or missing.   The crash site was discovered by hikers the following day.


     Providence Sunday Journal, “Wrecked Plane, 2 Bodies Found In Beverly, Mass.”, November 4, 1984, page C-1  

     Aviation Safety Network, Wikibase #39942

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