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During a foggy night in 1979, Downeast Airlines Flight 46 crashed into a ledge in a wooded area well short of the runway. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO
May 30, 1979 BANGOR DAILY NEWS AERIAL FILE PHOTO BY TED SYLVESTER of the plane crash near Owls Head Airport where 17 people died in what is still 30 years later Maine's worst air crash ever. The Downeast Airlines plane crashed just above the shorelne at Otter Point, about a half mile from the runway at Owls Head Airport.