Near Claremont, NH – December 14, 1946

Near Claremont, New Hampshire – December 14, 1946

     On the evening of December 14, 1946, a chartered Dartmouth Airways flight was en-route from New York to Lebanon, New Hampshire, when it encountered snow squalls and turned towards Claremont when it crashed into the side of Twistback Hill. 

     The injured included four passengers and the pilot.

     Joseph F. Shields – Pilot

     Clara Livingston, of Jamestown, N.Y.

     Margaret McLaughlin, of Bridgeport, CT.  

     James and Douglas Ketchel of St. Johnsbury, VT.

     Source: New York Times, “5 Hurt In Plane Crash”, December 15, 1946



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