Newbury, MA. – August 17, 1985

Newbury, Massachusetts – August 17, 1985

     At 11:33 p.m. on the night of  August 17, 1985, a Piper Cherokee with a man and his son aboard was attempting to land at Plum Island Airport when the aircraft struck a tree, came down and then crashed into an unoccupied ultralight aircraft.  Both aircraft suffered damage.  No injuries were reported. 

     Source: Providence Journal, “R. I. Pilot Crashes Off Provincetown, Swims To Shore”, August 19, 1985, page A-3. (Article reports two airplane crashes.  The Newbury accident is the second.)  

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