50 Years Ago

Plan Crashed in Taylor Township


November 23, 2022

Herald of Nov. 30, 1972

Four people were hurt when a single-engine airplane crashed six minutes after taking off from the Blair County Airport in Martinsburg. The privately owned aircraft came down in a Taylor Township field a short distance south of Feathers’ Crossroads after bouncing across the highway.The pilot, who was not injured, said the engine stopped after take off.

A fire at the Kenneth G. Beach farm in New Enterprise destroyed the upper story of a barn, 9,000 bales of hay and hundreds of bushels of grain.

Eugene Warner, owner of Warner’s Florists and Greenhouses in Hollidaysb...

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