Fryeburg, ME. – May 27, 1985

Fryeburg, Maine – May 27, 1985

     On May 27, 1985, a single-engine Cessna took off from the Eastern Slope Regional Airport, a.k.a. Fryeburg Airport.  There were four Massachusetts men aboard, all between 20-21 years old.  Just after takeoff the aircraft clipped some tree tops and cartwheeled into a wooded area not far from the end of the runway.  None of the men survived. 


    Bridgton News, (Me.), “Four Killed In Monday Plane Crash”, May 30, 1985, page 11. 


Fryeburg, ME. – July 11, 1988

Fryeburg, Maine – July 11, 1988

     On Sunday, July 10, 1988, a 34-year-old man rented a single-engine 1981 Piper Warrior at Beverly (Mass.) Municipal Airport and flew to Fryeburg, Maine.  The aircraft arrived safely at Fryeburg.  While taking off in the early morning hours of July 11th, the aircraft climbed to 3,700 feet before it suddenly went down in a wooded area off Route 113 in Fryeburg.  There area was shrouded in thick fog at the time.  Police were notified and a search was instituted and the pilot’s body was found with the aircraft. 

     Source: The Bridgton News, “Man killed In Fryeburg Plane Crash”, July 14, 1988, page 1. 

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