Quincy, MA Air Crash, Jun 1915

FATALLY HURT WHEN PLANE TUMBLES TO EARTH

Mechanician Dies From Injuries on the Way to a Hospital

Operator of Machine Is Saved by Falling on Others'

QUINCY, Mass., June 18. - In an aeroplane [sic] accident here today George A. Hresey of this city, a mechanician, [sic] was killed and William D. Ely of Providence, R. I., who was receiving instruction in flight from HARRY M. JONES, the operator of the machine, sustained injuries from which he died on the way to the hospital. Jones probably escaped serious injury by falling on the bodies of the others.

Fell One Hundred Feet
The machine, a biplane, had ascended from the Squantum aviation field to a height of 100 feet when it fell. Observers expressed the belief that one of the passengers interfered with Jones' operation of the levers.

Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV 19 June 1915

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Comments

I am looking

Hi My name is Linda Boudreau (Thorley) and I grew up in Quincy and I would love to find as much history about my family you can reach me at my email lkybug@hotmail.com . Also I am looking for my grandmother-in-laws pictures, she was miss Quincy I think in one these years 1919-1922 her name was Elizabeth Toben she married Arthur Boudreau any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time Linda

Boudreau Genealogy

If your Boudreau family comes from Nova Scotia, I have information, although my computer
files are a mess. Maybe you can kick my bum to get me to finish fixing them! I am also directly descended from the Boudreau line.

Sincerely,
Ghislaine-Laure

Boudreau Genealogy

Ghislaine-Laure,

I am aware that I have descendants from Nova Scotia and would like more information. I grew up in Quincy, Massachusetts and have several Boudreau relatives in the area.

Thank you.

Ron Boudreau