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Preakness, NJ Private Plane Crashes On Take Off, May 1947

PRIVATE PLANE CRASH KILLS 2.

Preakness, N. J. -- A crash involving a light passenger plane which fell on a farm near Wayne township, took the lives of a private pilot and his passenger.
Wayne township police, who said the small plane had taken off from Murchio Field at Preakness, identified the dead as GARRY HAZEKAMP, 34 of Haskell, and HERMAN FISHER, 42, of Paterson. Cause of the crash, police said, was not yet determined.

The Kingston Daily Freeman New York 1947-05-12



article | by Dr. Radut