Groton, CT- March 14, 1984

Groton, Connecticut – March 14, 1984

Groton – New London Airport

     In the early morning hours of March, 14, 1984, a single-engine plane was attempting to land at Groton-New London Airport in rain and fog conditions, when it crashed in a marshy area about 600 feet before Runway 5.  The plane hit a small island that it submerged during high tide. The 67-year-old pilot was killed.  No other persons were aboard.


     New York Times, “Physicist, 67, Dies In Crash Of His Plane In Connecticut”, March 15, 1984

     The Day, “Plane Crash Investigators Still Uncertain About Cause”, March 15, 1984, Pg. 6  

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