Westborough, MA – August 4, 1936

Westborough, MA – August 4, 1936

     On the evening of August 4, 1936, a small plane with three people aboard was attempting to land at Westborough Airport (a.k.a. Westboro Airport) during a thunderstorm when it crashed in a nearby field.

     The injured were identified as: Mr. and Mrs. Vincent P. Wilbur, of Boston, and Dorothy Dunham, of Schenectady, New York.  All were taken to Memorial Hospital in Worcester with serious injuries.

     The airport ceased operations in the 1970s.

     Source: The Lewiston Daily Sun, “Three Hurt When Plane Crashes At Westboro”, August 4, 1936 

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