Tragedy Strikes as Twin-Engine Plane Crashes in Greenfield, Killing Three Onboard

GREENFIELD, Mass. – A tragic plane crash on the Greenfield-Leyden line claimed the lives of three people on Sunday afternoon, including the president and lead instructor of a flight training school based at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport. Frederika Ballard, 53, was the Southwick woman who was a victim of the crash, along with William Hampton, 68, a flight instructor, and Chad Davidson, 29, a student pilot from Connecticut. The Beechcraft 55 Baron Twin-Piston plane, owned by …

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Investigation in Greenfield Underway After Fatal Plane Crash

GREENFIELD, MASS – An investigation is underway after a tragic plane crash in Greenfield resulted in the deaths of three individuals. The crash occurred on Sunday, and emergency responders discovered the crash site in the Leyden Wildlife Area after receiving reports of a small plane crash around 11:45 a.m. The aircraft involved in the crash was a twin-engine Beechcraft, and all three individuals onboard suffered fatal injuries. At this time, the names of the victims …

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