Methuen, Massachusetts – January 5, 1999
At about 4:00 p.m. on January 5, 1999, a single-engine Piper Cherokee took off from Lawrence Municipal Airport with three adults and a child aboard. Shortly after take off the plane lost power and crashed in the parking lot of the Pride’s Crossing apartment complex on Riverview Blvd. in Methuen, coming to rest against the building. No residents of the building were injured.
The occupants of the airplane were transported to area hospitals. The three adults were critically injured, but the child escaped with relatively minor injuries.
Westerly Sun, “Four Injured In Plane Crash”, January 6, 1999, P20.