Windsor, CT – August 3, 1928

Windsor, Connecticut – August 3, 1928

     On August 3, 1928, actor Fred Stone was piloting an airplane over Windsor, Connecticut, when it crashed in a field in the Poquonock section of that town.  Stone suffered numerous broken bones and was admitted to a hospital in critical condition, but he survived his ordeal.    

     Stone was a famous vaudeville and later film actor.  He passed away in 1959. 

     Source:

     New York Times, “Injuries May Keep Fred Stone Off Stage”, August 5, 1928 

    

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