03/28/09 57 W - + 17 - 12 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:

Remember personal info?

/ Textile

Comment moderation is enabled on this site. This means that your comment will not be visible on this site until it has been approved by an editor.

To prevent spam we require you to answer this silly question

  (Register your username / Log in)

Hide email:

Small print: All html tags except <b> and <i> will be removed from your comment. You can make links by just typing the url or mail-address.