Porter, ME – August 11, 1982

Porter, Maine – August 11, 1982

     On August 11, 1982, a yellow and white Cessna 180 seaplane with five people aboard crashed into a wooded area in the town of Porter.  The site of the crash was about 15-20 feet off Route 160, near the New Hampshire state line.  Those aboard included the pilot, a husband and wife, and their two children.  The pilot and the husband died in the crash.  The mother and two children were transported to a medical facility.  The cause of the crash was not stated.      


     The Westerly Sun, “Two Dead, Three Hurt In Plane Crash In Maine Woods Wednesday Afternoon.”, August 12, 1982, (With photo of crash.)

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