Andover, MA. – August 12, 1980

Andover, Massachusetts – August 12, 1980

     At about 10:00 a.m. on the morning of August 12, 1980, a twin-engine Cessna 401 was making its landing approach to Tewmac Airport in Tewksbury, Mass. when it abruptly crashed onto Interstate 495 near the Route 133 exit, (Exit 39), narrowly missing traffic.  The impact occurred in the town of Andover, on the Tewkbury town line.  The aircraft exploded on impact killing both occupants aboard.   There were no reported injuries to anyone on the ground.     


     Providence Evening Bulletin, “2 Die As Plane Crashes At 495 And 133”, August 13, 1980, page A-4, (With photo of crash scene.)  

     Westerly Sun, Photo and caption, August 13, 1980, page 2.

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