03/28/09 57 W - + 15 - 11 Airplane Accident Fatalities, 1940s


We previously reported the curious statistic that the leading cause of death in Carteret County in 1943 was plane crashes. Turns out that quite a few people died in plane crashes in the 1940s in North Carolina. Most were likely war-related activities. Some annual totals from that decade:







  
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