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Plane crashes in Pike County

On a stormy Dec. 19, 1936, Henry Tyndall “Dick” Merrill, an Eastern Air Lines pilot, was miles off course when he dipped his Douglas DC-2 transport low over Milford, Pike County, trying to locate landmarks. After checking the countryside, he swung high only to crash into a grove of dead chestnut trees and bull pines, [...]

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