February 1959 Plane Crash, Pemigewasset Wilderness – On Saturday, February 21, 1959 a Piper Comanche airplane took off from the Berlin, New Hampshire Airport, around 3:30 p.m., destined for Lebanon, New Hampshire Airport. The pilot was Dr. Ralph E. Miller and his passenger was Dr. Robert E. Quinn. Both were doctors affiliated with Dartmouth Medical School.
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Mount Success, Douglas DC-3 Plane Crash – On November 30, 1954, Northeast Airlines Flight 792, encountered snow squalls, reducing visibility to zero, during its flight to Berlin, New Hampshire. The plane continued on and while trying to navigate only by instruments to the Berlin Airport it crashed into the southern slope of Mount Success (3,565 feet) in the Mahoosuc Range of the New Hampshire White Mountains.
The flight originated at Boston, Massachusetts, and was bound for Berlin, New Hampshire, with stops at Concord and Laconia, New Hampshire. On board the twin-engine Douglas DC-3 plane was a crew of four and three passengers.
B-18 Bomber Plane Crash, Mt Waternomee – During the World War II Era, a horrific plane crash awoke the quiet town of Woodstock, New Hampshire. The explosion rattled homes and was heard throughout the countryside. And flames from the wreckage could be seen from the towns of Lincoln and Woodstock.
On January 14, 1942, five weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a Douglas B-18 Bolo Bomber returning to Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee, Mass, near Springfield, from a patrol over the North Atlantic Ocean for German submarines crashed into the side of Mt Waternomee (3940 feet) in the New Hampshire White Mountains.