Waterford, CT. – August 2, 1935

Waterford, Connecticut – August 2, 1935

     On August 2, 1935, two Connecticut National Guardsmen were flying over the southern portion of the Connecticut River area when their aircraft, a Douglas O-38E, (Ser. No. 34-3), went down in Smith Cove in Waterford.  Neither man survived.

     The men were identified as Lieutenant William Laughlin, and Sergeant Russell Clark. 


     Evening Star, (Wash. D. C.), “Guard Plane Crashes”, August 3, 1935, page B-4.

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