Perham, ME. – August 20, 1947

Perham, Maine – August 20, 1947

     On the evening of August 20, 1947, an Aeronca airplane with two young men aboard lost power while approaching to land in an open field on a farm belonging to Harold Bragdon.  The aircraft nosed over and dove into the ground before flipping on its roof and skidding to a stop.   One of the men aboard died within a thirty minutes, the other later passed away at a hospital.  Both were from Fort Fairfield, Maine. 


     Forth Fairfield Review, (Me.), “2 Fort Fairfield Men Die After Plane Crash In Perham Last Wed.”, August 27, 1947, page 1.  

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