Waterford, CT. – March 10, 1976

Waterford, Connecticut – March 10, 1976

     At about 2:55 p.m., on the afternoon of March 10, 1976, a Piper Cherokee 140, (N8752N), with a flight instructor and his student aboard crashed on take off from Waterford Airport when the engine lost power.  The plane came down in a brushy area and there was no fire after the crash. The 53-year-old instructor was admitted to Lawrence Memorial Hospital with broken bones, while the 52-year-old student suffered less severe injuries.   

     Source: New London Day, “Two Hurt As Plane Crashes”, March 11, 1976 

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