North Conway, N.H. – August 21, 1975

North Conway, New Hampshire – August 21, 1975 

     On August 21, 1975, a 27-year old man took off from Mount Cranmore in a hang glider.  At one point during the flight, the glider was caught in a sudden wind gust and sent crashing to the ground on the southern slope of the mountain.  The pilot was transported to North Conway Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


     Providence Evening Bulletin, “Hang Glider Pilot Killed On Cranmore”, August 22, 1975

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