Torrington, CT. – July 7, 1930

Torrington, Connecticut – July 7, 1930

     In the late afternoon on July 7, 1930, what was described as a “cabin monoplane”, with a pilot and two passengers aboard, was making a landing at Cary Field in Torrington when it was caught by a downdraft and crashed into a stone wall.  The landing gear and propeller were damaged but the occupants were not injured.   

     The aircraft was based at the Bethany Airport. 


     New Britain Herald, “Bethany Plane Crashes”, July 8, 1930

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