Stratford, CT – January 10, 1975

Stratford, Connecticut – January 10, 1975

     On January 10, 1975, a twin-engine Piper Apache took off from Meriden Airport bound for Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y., when the engine developed mechanical difficulty shortly after take off.  The aircraft went down in a residential area in the northern part of Stratford, but no homes were damaged.  The 54-year-old pilot, the only person aboard, was killed.

     Source: New York Times, “L.I. Businessman is Killed In Connecticut Plane Crash”, January 11, 1975.    

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