Wolfboro, N.H. – April 2, 1985

Wolfboro, New Hampshire – April 2, 1985


     On April 2, 1985, two Air National Guard F-106 fighter jets were on a training flight 30,000 feet over the Lake Winnipesaukee region when they accidentally collided in mid-air.  One aircraft, piloted by Capt. Paul Worcester, was able to make it to Pease Air Force Base about fifty miles distant and land safely.  The other F-106, piloted by Col. John Anderson, crashed in a wooded area off Route 28 in the town of Wolfboro.  Col. Anderson was able to eject and land safely.

     Source: Nashua Telegraph, “Fighter Jets Collide, One Crashes; Pilots Safe”, April 3, 1985    


Return to Top ▲Return to Top ▲