Sharon, CT – December 6, 1970

   Sharon, Connecticut- December 6, 1970

     On December 6, 1970, a Piper Cherokee left Poughkeepsie, New York, bound for Westfield, Massachusetts.  When the plane didn’t arrive it was reported overdue to authorities.  The following day the wrecked aircraft was found in Sharon, Connecticut, with the bodies of two men inside.  State Police identified the victims as Carl Turner, 56, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.,  and Norbert A. Tessier, 37, of Wappinger Falls, N.Y.   The plane belonged to the Lazy 8 Flying Club of Poughkeepsie. 

Source: New York Times, “2 Men Are Killed In Crash Of A Plane In Connecticut”, Dec. 8, 1970.  

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