Rowley, MA Coast Guard Helicopter Crash, June 1961
HELICOPTER CRASH KILLS THREE.
Rowley, Mass., June 30 (AP) -- The Coast Guard today sought the cause of a helicopter crash yesterday which killed the three men aboard it.
The helicopter had been cruising only 12 minutes before it fell into a heavily wooded area and burned.
The craft burned fiercely and was demolished. Charred bodies of three men were found inside.
They were identified as:
Airman Electronics 1C JOHN R. DOHERTY, 34, of Beverly, formerly of Manchester, NH, and Waltham.
Lt. Cmdr. CHARLES E. MUELLER, 41, of Hamilton, formerly of Roadhouse, Ill, pilot.
Lt. Cmdr. STUART T. SCHARTENSTEIN, 35, of West Peabody, formerly of Levittown, NY.
Nashua Telegram New Hampshire 1961-06-30