Camp Edwards, MA Planes Collide In Mid Air, Apr 1952 - 12 Killed
12 Killed in Air Collision
CAMP EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) - Two Air Force planes from Otis Air Force Base collided in mid-air Wednesday. All 12 men aboard the planes were believed dead.
Capt. Robert W. Stephenson, public relations officer for Otis Air Force Base, said the planes collided over the Camp Edwards firing range, about three miles from the base flight line.
Camp Edwards sprawls over several Cape Cod towns, among them Falmouth and Bourne.
Cape residents said they saw a bright flash in the sky as the planes met with terrific impact.
One was a F-94 all-weather jet fighter with two men aboard. The other was a C-47 transport with 10 reported aboard.
The Daily Chronicle, Centralia, WA 9 Apr 1952