Massachusetts Aviation Accidents

Massachusetts Military & Civil Aviation Accidents

Posted in alphabetical order.

Military Accidents

    1. Andover, MA. – March 7, 1943
    2. Off Aquinnah, MA. – February 17, 1945
    3. Atlantic Ocean – July 15, 1939
    4. Atlantic Ocean – June 15, 1943
    5. Atlantic Ocean – December 12, 1943
    6. Atlantic Ocean – September 16, 1944
    7. Atlantic Ocean – November 6, 1944
    8. Atlantic Ocean – December 10, 1944
    9. Atlantic Ocean – March 1, 1945
    10. Atlantic Ocean – June 21, 1945
    11. Atlantic Ocean – June 20, 1947
    12. Atlantic Ocean – June 29, 1948
    13. Atlantic Ocean – August 28, 1952
    14. Atlantic Ocean – February 1, 1957
    15. Atlantic Ocean – May 1, 1958
    16. Atlantic Ocean – October 10, 1958
    17. Atlantic Ocean – August 16, 1963
    18. Atlantic Ocean – April 29, 1965
    19. Atlantic Ocean – July 12, 1965
    20. Atlantic Ocean – November 11, 1966 
    21. Atlantic Ocean – February 18, 1979
    22. Atlantic Ocean – June 6, 1983
    23. Ayer, MA. – June 12, 1944
    24. Ayer, MA. – July 14, 1944
    25. Ayer, MA. – September 30, 1944
    26. Barnes Airport – October 19, 1952 
    27. Bedford, MA. – August 17, 1946
    28. Belchertown, MA. – May 3, 1962 
    29. Beverly, MA. – June 13, 1944
    30. Beverly, MA. – July 14, 1944
    31. Beverly, MA. – October 29, 1944
    32. Boston (Franklin Field) – June 24, 1919
    33. Boston Airport – July 24, 1923
    34. Boston Airport – February 27, 1925
    35. Boston Harbor – May 2, 1925
    36. Boston Airport – December 19, 1925
    37. Boston Harbor – December 19, 1928
    38. Boston Airport – July 3, 1929
    39. Boston Harbor – March 17, 1930
    40. Boston Airport – September 27, 1930
    41. Boston Airport – August 9, 1932
    42. Boston Airport – February, 1934
    43. Boston Harbor – May 30, 1936 
    44. Boston Airport – December 22, 1937
    45. Boston Harbor – August 18, 1941
    46. Boston Airport – September 15, 1941
    47. Boston Airport – June 22, 1942
    48. Boston Airport – June 28, 1942
    49. Boston, MA. – November 1, 1944
    50. Boston, MA. – January 23, 1958 
    51. Braintree, MA. – April 4, 1939
    52. Camp Edwards – September 2, 1943
    53. Cape Cod Bay – May 8, 1944
    54. Cape Cod Bay – May 18, 1944
    55. Off Cape Cod – July 19, 1944
    56. Cape Cod Bay – March 25, 1954 
    57. Off Cape Cod – September 15, 1948
    58. Cape Cod Bay – July 14, 1991
    59. Central Massachusetts – February 20, 1944
    60. Chatham, MA. – January 15, 1945
    61. Chatham, MA. – July 11, 1949 
    62. Cheshire, MA. – March 9, 1943
    63. Chicopee, MA. – June 11, 1943
    64. Chicopee, MA. – June 27, 1958
    65. Concord, MA. – July 19, 1945
    66. Cummington, MA. – December 1, 1942
    67. Dorchester Bay – July 16, 1944
    68. Douglas, MA. – September 12, 1944
    69. East Longmeadow, MA. – December 17, 1942
    70. Fall River, MA. – March 30, 1943
    71. Fall River, MA. – July 17, 1943
    72. Fall River, MA. – September 9, 1943
    73. Falmouth, MA. – August 17, 1945
    74. Falmouth, MA. – May 31, 1949
    75. Falmouth, MA. – October 9, 1951
    76. Falmouth, MA. – January 8, 1962
    77. Fitchburg-Leominster Airport – May 21, 1941
    78. Franklin, MA. – April 4, 1944
    79. Fort Devens, MA. – December 23, 1941 
    80. Fort Devens, MA. – March 7, 1942
    81. Fort Devens, MA. – April 21, 1942
    82. Fort Devens, MA. – May 4, 1942 
    83. Off Gay Head, MA. – April 16, 1942 
    84. Gardner, MA. – July 29, 1966
    85. Gloucester, MA. – November 10, 1929
    86. Granby, MA. – September 17, 1944
    87. Granby, MA. – January 23, 1956
    88. Granby, MA. – February 1, 1965
    89. Gosnold, MA. – November 18, 1944
    90. Hamilton, MA. – September 10, 1960
    91. Hanscom Air Force Base – August 8, 1962
    92. Off Harwich, MA. – May 19, 1946
    93. Harwich, MA. – November 24, 1944 
    94. Hatfield, MA. – August 27, 1943
    95. Holbrook, MA. – October 4, 1967
    96. Holyoke, MA. – May 22, 1943
    97. Holyoke, MA. – November 4, 1955
    98. Hopkinton, MA – June 24, 1943
    99. Hyannis, MA. – June 13, 1942
    100. Hyannis, MA. – May 11, 1944
    101. Hyannis, MA. – November 20, 1944
    102. Hyannis, MA. – April 20, 1945
    103. Hyannis, MA. – August 9, 1946
    104. Off Ipswich, MA. – May 9, 1944
    105. Lincoln, MA. – July 10, 1945
    106. Ludlow, MA. – May 4, 1944
    107. Ludlow, MA. – July 17, 1944
    108. Lunenburg, MA. – June 4, 1941
    109. Mansfield, MA. – September 13, 1945
    110. Martha’s Vineyard – September 10, 1943
    111. Off Martha’s Vineyard – September 27, 1943
    112. Martha’s Vineyard – October 9, 1943
    113. Martha’s Vineyard – October 22, 1943
    114. Martha’s Vineyard – December 22, 1943
    115. Off Martha’s Vineyard – December 22, 1943
    116. Martha’s Vineyard – August 25, 1944
    117. Martha’s Vineyard – January 2, 1945
    118. Martha’s Vineyard – January 6, 1945
    119. Martha’s Vineyard – February 7, 1945
    120. Off Martha’s Vineyard – February 17, 1945
    121. Off Martha’s Vineyard – March 8, 1945
    122. Martha’s Vineyard – April 8, 1945
    123. Martha’s Vineyard – May 8, 1945
    124. Martha’s Vineyard – March 5, 1946
    125. Off Martha’s Vineyard – August 10, 1952
    126. Mashpee, MA. – March 20, 1949
    127. Mashpee, MA. – October 9, 1951
    128. Mattapan, MA. – November 1, 1944
    129. Mattapoisett, MA. – May 12, 1942
    130. Missing Army Bomber – December 13, 1943
    131. Mt. Greylock, MA. – April 2, 1958
    132. Mt. Holyoke B-24 Memorial
    133. Mt. Tom – July 9, 1946
    134. Nantucket, MA. – October 18, 1943
    135. Nantucket, MA. – November 20, 1943
    136. Off Nantucket, MA. – December 10, 1944
    137. Nantucket, MA. – March 4, 1945
    138. Nantucket Sound – April 3, 1945
    139. Off Nantucket, MA. – April 25, 1967
    140. Nantucket, MA. – January 11, 1970
    141. Nashawena Island, MA. – August 27, 1943
    142. New Bedford, MA. – February 13, 1943
    143. New Marlboro, MA. – May 12, 1965
    144. No Mans Land Island – September 2, 1949
    145. Northampton, MA. – June 15, 1942 
    146. Northampton, MA. – May 13, 1948
    147. Northborough, MA. – April 15, 1943
    148. Northfield, MA. – September 15, 1920
    149. Norwood, MA. – June 16, 1942
    150. Otis Air Field – February 14, 1943
    151. Otis Air Field – March 27, 1944
    152. Otis Air Field – June 14, 1944 
    153. Otis Air Field – June 15, 1944
    154. Otis Air Field – April 14, 1945
    155. Otis Air Force Base – June 5, 1947
    156. Otis Air Force Base – June 12, 1947
    157. Otis Air Force Base – June 27, 1947
    158. Otis Air Force Base – October 17, 1947
    159. Otis Air Force Base – May 31, 1949
    160. Otis Air Force Base – November 3, 1949
    161. Otis Air Force Base – May 14, 1950
    162. Otis Air Force Base – July 10, 1951
    163. Otis Air Force Base – August 7, 1951
    164. Otis Air Force Base – April 9, 1952
    165. Otis Air Force Base – June 16, 1954
    166. Otis Air Force Base – July 9, 1954
    167. Otis Air Force Base – September 21, 1954 
    168. Otis Air Force Base – August 13, 1955
    169. Otis Air Force Base – May 8, 1957
    170. Otis Air Force Base – April 14, 1958 
    171. Otis Air Force Base – May 25, 1958
    172. Otis Air Force Base – July 16, 1958
    173. Otis Air Force Base – November 6, 1958
    174. Otis Air Force Base – July 4, 1962
    175. Otis Air Force Base – December 3, 1967 
    176. Plum Island, MA. – September 4, 1951 
    177. Plymouth, MA. – August 13, 1912
    178. Plymouth, MA. – October 5, 1943
    179. Plymouth Bay, MA. – March 20, 1945
    180. Plymouth, MA. – March 8, 1950
    181. Pocasset, MA. – August 13, 1945
    182. Off Provincetown, MA. -May 8, 1944
    183. Quabbin Reservoir Land – April 3, 1955
    184. Quabbin Reservoir – February 28, 1957
    185. Quincy Bay, MA. – July 27, 1917
    186. Quincy, MA. – July 7, 1947
    187. Quincy, MA. – February 16, 1948
    188. Rochester, MA. – May 13, 1946
    189. Rockland, MA. – December 6, 1969
    190. Rockland, MA. – August 24, 1978
    191. Sandwich, MA. – February 14, 1951
    192. Sandwich, MA. – July 12, 1951  
    193. Sandwich, MA. – August 11, 1951
    194. Off Sandwich, MA. – June 24, 1956
    195. Sandwich, MA. – August 29, 1961
    196. Sandwich, MA. – April 15, 1980
    197. Saugus, MA. – October 21, 1915
    198. Saugus, MA. – June 6, 1918
    199. Off Scituate, MA. – August 28, 1934
    200. Off Scituate, MA. – February 24, 1942
    201. Shirley, MA. – August 30, 1936
    202. Somerset, MA. – July 17, 1943
    203. Southampton, MA. – July 18, 1964 
    204. South Weymouth NAS – August 13, 1943
    205. South Weymouth, MA. – September 14, 1944
    206. South Weymouth NAS – February 13, 1960
    207. South Weymouth NAS – May 22, 1964
    208. Springfield, MA. – September 21, 1929
    209. Springfield, MA. – March 9, 1963
    210. Squantum NAS – May 13, 1943
    211. Squantum, NAS – January 24, 1944
    212. Squantum NAS – January 24, 1944 (#2)
    213. Squantum NAS – April 6, 1944
    214. Squantum NAS – July 6, 1944
    215. Squantum NAS – January 21, 1945
    216. Squantum NAS – September 12, 1946
    217. Squantum NAS – October 15, 1946 (photo)
    218. Squantum, NAS – March 30, 1947 (photo)
    219. Squantum NAS – May 10, 1947 
    220. Sunderland, MA. – August 7, 1941
    221. Off Swampscott, MA. – March 30, 1943
    222. Swampscott, MA. – September 29, 1950
    223. Taunton, MA. – April 16, 1949 
    224. Uxbridge, MA. – May 18, 1944
    225. Vineyard Haven, MA. – July 31, 1926
    226. Wareham, MA. – August 14, 1941
    227. Westborough, MA. – June 24, 1943
    228. Westfield, MA. – November 30, 1942
    229. Westfield, MA. – October 4, 1974
    230. Westfield, MA. – September 1, 1979
    231. Westhampton, MA. – December 1, 1942
    232. Westhampton, MA. – April 10, 1943 
    233. Westover Field – January 29, 1942 
    234. Westover Field – February 21, 1942
    235. Westover Field – March 20, 1942
    236. Westover Field – May 8, 1942
    237. Westover Field – May 19, 1942
    238. Westover Field – June 6, 1942
    239. Westover Field – January 14, 1943
    240. Westover Field – February 9, 1943 
    241. Westover Field – August 17, 1943
    242. Westover Field – October 25, 1945
    243. Westover AFB – August 12, 1953
    244. Westover AFB – October 9, 1953 
    245. Westover AFB – October 11, 1977
    246. Westport, MA. – December 17, 1944
    247. Wilbraham, MA. – December 19, 1942
    248. Williamsburg, MA. – May 1, 1945 
    249. Williamstown, MA. – October 10, 1958
    250. Wilmington, MA. – May 23, 1946
    251. Woods Hole Harbor – March 3, 1944
    252. Worcester, MA. – July 18, 1957
    253. Yarmouth, MA. – June 17, 1989

Civil Aviation Accidents

    1. Agawam, MA. – October 24, 1970
    2. Agawam, MA. – June 2, 1973
    3. Andover, MA. – August 12, 1980
    4. Atlantic Ocean – June 6, 1939
    5. Atlantic Ocean – August 30, 1972
    6. Atlantic Ocean – July 17, 1974
    7. Barnstable, MA. – September 2, 1907
    8. Barnstable, MA. – August 31, 1921
    9. Barnstable, MA. – June 28, 1934
    10. Barnstable, MA. – May 22, 1975
    11. Barnstable, MA. – June 6, 1976
    12. Barnstable, MA. – May 23, 1981
    13. Bellingham, MA. – June 29, 1902
    14. Bellingham, MA. – July 4, 1902
    15. Bellingham, MA – May 25, 1957
    16. Beverly, MA. – July 16, 1936
    17. Beverly, MA. – February 22, 1984
    18. Beverly, MA. – November 2, 1984
    19. Billerica, MA. – June 27, 1940
    20. Billerica, MA. – February 16, 1980
    21. Boston, MA. – July 9, 1862
    22. Boston, MA. – July 4, 1879
    23. Boston Harbor – July 4, 1888
    24. Boston, MA. – July 6, 1891
    25. Boston, MA. – July 4, 1892
    26. Boston, MA. – May 23, 1896
    27. Boston, MA. – July 3, 1909
    28. Boston, MA. – October 6, 1915
    29. Boston Airport – April 21, 1925
    30. Boston, MA. – July 23, 1925 
    31. Boston Airport – July 8, 1929
    32. Boston Airport – August 27, 1929
    33. Boston Airport – November 5, 1929
    34. Boston Harbor – May 18, 1930
    35. Boston Harbor – June 5, 1930
    36. Boston Airport – January 17, 1931
    37. Boston Airport – May 8, 1932
    38. Boston Airport – May 30, 1933
    39. Boston Airport – November 13, 1938
    40. Boston, MA. – October 29, 1957
    41. Boston Logan Airport – October 4, 1960
    42. Boston Logan Airport – November 15, 1961
    43. Boston, MA. – March 10, 1964
    44. Boston Logan Airport – July 31, 1973
    45. Boston Logan Airport – November 3, 1973
    46. Boston Logan Airport – December 17, 1973
    47. Boston, Logan Airport – April 20, 1974
    48. Boston, MA. – November 5, 1974 
    49. Boston, MA. – June 26, 1987
    50. Boston, MA. – February 22, 1995
    51. Bourne, MA. – May 11, 1930
    52. Brockton, MA. – October 4, 1905
    53. Brockton, MA. – October 6, 1915
    54. Brookfield Airport – March 25, 1961
    55. Buzzards Bay – October 31, 1979
    56. Cambridge, MA. – September 4, 1910
    57. Canton, MA. – March 2, 1975
    58. Carver, MA. – March 5, 1976
    59. Chelsea, MA. – June 17, 1839
    60. Clinton, MA. – September 14, 1899
    61. Off Cohasset, MA. – February 22, 1975
    62. Concord, MA. – October 28, 1979
    63. Dalton, MA. – July 29, 1908
    64. Danvers, MA. – December 21, 1976
    65. Dartmouth, MA. – August 4, 1935
    66. Off Dartmouth, MA. – October 31, 1979
    67. Dedham, MA. – February 9, 1967
    68. Dedham, MA. – August 29, 1980
    69. Douglas, MA. – August 31, 1990
    70. Dorchester Bay – September 2, 1911
    71. Dorchester Bay – July 1, 1912
    72. Dover, MA. – October 26, 1975
    73. Easthampton, MA. – January 27, 1974
    74. Edgartown, MA. – June 8, 1975
    75. Fairhaven, MA. – July 16, 1932
    76. Fall River, MA. – April 19, 1973
    77. Fall River, MA. – May 11, 1983
    78. Fall River, MA. – July 6, 1986
    79. Falmouth, MA. – November 26, 1936
    80. Falmouth, MA. – July 15, 1951
    81. Falmouth, MA. – May 26, 1960
    82. Off Falmouth, MA. – June 9, 1974
    83. Fitchburg, MA. – April 16, 1975
    84. Fitchburg, MA. – August 29, 1975
    85. Foxborough, MA. – July 6, 1975
    86. Framingham, MA. – July 22, 1922
    87. Framingham, MA. – December 12, 1976
    88. Franklin, MA. – August 2, 1929
    89. Gardner, MA. – October 12, 1987
    90. Gloucester, MA. – August, 1915 
    91. Hardwick, MA. – March 17, 1980
    92. Harwichport, MA. – October 20, 1924
    93. Haverhill, MA. – October 14, 1921
    94. Haverhill, MA. – November 9, 1975
    95. Hinsdale, MA. – November 30, 1975
    96. Holliston, MA. – April 14, 1986
    97. Hopedale, MA. – July 26, 1980
    98. Hull, MA. – August 5, 1919
    99. Hyannis, MA. – June 26, 1932
    100. Hyannis, MA. – September 6, 1975
    101. Lakeville, MA. – December 22, 1973
    102. Lincoln, MA. – December 26, 1953
    103. Leominster, MA. – December 27, 1986
    104. Longmeadow, MA. – October 1, 1927
    105. Lowell, MA. – October 3, 1895
    106. Lowell, MA. – August 31, 1907
    107. Lynn, MA. – July 9, 1905
    108. Lynn, MA. – May 11, 1912
    109. Lynn, MA. – October 21, 1915
    110. Lynn, MA. – October 14, 1921
    111. Malden, MA. – June 28, 1949
    112. Marblehead Bay – April 6, 1912
    113. Marblehead, MA. – May 7, 1915
    114. Marlborough, MA. – September 20, 1948
    115. Marlborough, MA. – November 29, 1975
    116. Martha’s Vineyard – October 14, 1929
    117. Martha’s Vineyard – June 22, 1971 
    118. Martha’s Vineyard – July 10, 1973
    119. Martha’s Vineyard – November 13, 1983 
    120. Off Martha’s Vineyard – May 23, 1986
    121. Mashpee, MA. – August 28, 1927
    122. Mashpee, MA. – July 7, 1942
    123. Mendon, MA. – August 2, 1931
    124. Methuen, MA. – May 9, 1973
    125. Methuen, MA. – January 5, 1999
    126. Middleborough, MA. – May 25, 1998
    127. Middlefield, MA. – May, 1907
    128. Millis, MA. – November 20, 1974
    129. Montague, MA. – August 4, 1968
    130. Mt. Fitch, MA. – March 18, 1983
    131. Mt. Greylock – August 3, 1912
    132. Mt. Wachusett, MA. – April 4, 1947
    133. Mt. Wachusett, MA. – November 28, 1963
    134. Nantasket Beach, MA. – October 2, 1916
    135. Off Nantucket, MA. – July 26, 1936 
    136. Nantucket, MA. – June 30, 1964
    137. Nantucket, MA. July 5, 1964
    138. Off Nantucket, MA. – November 4, 1970
    139. Nantucket Sound – April 2, 1974
    140. Nahant, MA. – July 4, 1881
    141. Nahant, MA. – September 4, 1907
    142. Nahant, MA. – December 29, 1932
    143. Naushon Island, MA. – January 1, 1939
    144. New Bedford Harbor – July 11, 1932
    145. New Bedford, MA. – September 15, 1957
    146. New Bedford, MA. – September 9, 1974
    147. Newburyport, MA. -April 22, 1910
    148. Newburyport, MA. – July 9, 1910
    149. Newburyport, MA. – August 4, 1910
    150. Newburyport, MA. – August 8, 1914
    151. New Salem, MA. – August 25, 1983
    152. No Mans Land Island – July 2, 1950
    153. Norfolk, MA. – August 9, 1964
    154. Norfolk, MA. – January 31, 1976
    155. North Adams, MA. – August 3, 1912
    156. North Adams, MA. – September 5, 1921
    157. North Adams, MA. – September 12, 1999
    158. Northampton, MA. – July 27, 1952
    159. Northampton, MA. – April 20, 1965
    160. North Andover, MA. – May 6, 1984
    161. Norwood, MA. – October 25, 1970
    162. Norwood, MA. – July 4, 1974
    163. Orange, MA. – August 9, 1970
    164. Pittsfield, MA. – July 4, 1911
    165. Plymouth, MA. – November 19, 1982
    166. Princeton, MA. – February 9, 1970
    167. Princeton, MA. – April 16, 1973
    168. Off Provincetown, MA. – October 17, 1949
    169. Provincetown, MA. – February 21, 1961
    170. Off Provincetown, MA. – August 8, 1975
    171. Off Provincetown, MA. – June 14, 1980 
    172. Quincy, MA. – August 30, 1910
    173. Quincy, MA. – September 3, 1910
    174. Quincy, MA. – July 17, 1912
    175. Quincy, MA. – June 18, 1915
    176. Quincy, MA. – September 28, 1927
    177. Quincy, MA. – July 21, 1979
    178. Reading, MA. – August 24, 1925
    179. Revere, MA. – August 2, 1901
    180. Revere Beach, MA. – June 6, 1907
    181. Revere, MA. – January 1, 1912
    182. Revere Beach, MA. – July 9, 1912
    183. Rockland, MA. – October, 1876
    184. Salisbury Beach, MA. – July 10, 1920
    185. Saugus, MA. – September 2, 1911
    186. Saugus, MA. – February 9, 1941
    187. Seekonk, MA. – August 14, 1932 
    188. Scituate, MA. – August 27, 1967
    189. Seekonk, MA. – November 25, 1928
    190. Seekonk, MA. – July 26, 1975
    191. Seekonk, MA. – November 14, 1993 
    192. Spencer, MA. – October 10, 1973
    193. Springfield, MA. – October 8, 1908
    194. Springfield, MA. – April 20, 1910
    195. Springfield, MA. – May 27, 1910
    196. Springfield, MA. – May 28, 1910
    197. Springfield, MA – October 18, 191o
    198. Springfield, MA. – September 14, 1919
    199. Springfield, MA. – August 16, 1932
    200. Sterling, MA. – February 12, 1970
    201. Taunton, MA. – September 24, 1902
    202. Taunton, MA. – October 11, 1920
    203. Taunton Airport – August 27, 1966
    204. Taunton, MA. – February 3, 1973
    205. Templeton, MA. – January 11, 1979
    206. Templeton, MA. – January 28, 1984
    207. Tewksbury, MA. – May 20, 1974
    208. Off Truro, MA. – June 26, 1976
    209. Turners Falls, MA. – September 20, 1943
    210. Vineyard Haven, MA. – July 22, 1940
    211. Waltham, MA. – July 4, 1892
    212. Waltham, MA. – March 16, 1966
    213. Webster, MA. – June 17, 1952
    214. Westborough, MA. – October 29, 1933
    215. Westborough, MA. – August 4, 1936
    216. Westborough, MA. – July 13, 1941
    217. Westborough, MA. – September 4, 1975
    218. Westfield-Barnes Airport – June 3, 1983
    219. Westfield, MA. – October 3, 1986
    220. Weston Flying Field – May 26, 1926 
    221. Westover Air Force Base – February 12, 1976
    222. Weymouth, MA. – September 9, 1951
    223. Williamstown, MA. – October 4, 1975
    224. Wilmington, MA. – August 3, 1975
    225. Windosr, MA. – December 10, 1986
    226. Winthrop, MA. – July 27, 1931
    227. Worcester, MA. – July 30, 1892
    228. Worcester, MA. – August 22, 1906
    229. Yarmouth, MA. – July 21, 1920
    230. Off Yarmouth, MA. – March 24, 1975
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