Waterford, CT. – August 2, 1935

Waterford, Connecticut – August 2, 1935

     On August 2, 1935, two Connecticut National Guardsmen were flying over the southern portion of the Connecticut River area when their aircraft, a Douglas O-38E, (Ser. No. 34-3), went down in Smith Cove in Waterford.  Neither man survived.

     The men were identified as Lieutenant William Laughlin, and Sergeant Russell Clark. 

     Sources:

     Evening Star, (Wash. D. C.), “Guard Plane Crashes”, August 3, 1935, page B-4.

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