Brookfield Airport – March 25, 1961

Brookfield Airport – March 25, 1961

Brookfield, Massachusetts

     On March 25, 1961, a single-engine Bonanza with four people aboard was attempting to land at Brookfield Airport when a wing suddenly broke free sending the plane crashing to the ground.  All aboard were killed.

     The dead were identified as:

     Albert L. Ball Sr., 67, of Framingham, Mass.

     Albert Ball Jr., 34,, of Torrington, Conn.

     Sebastian L. Gianni, 40, of Torrington, Conn.

     Donald H. McMahon, 34, of Winsted, Conn.      

     Source: New York Times, “Plane Crash Kills 4”, March 26, 1961

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