Tragic Plane Crash Claims Three Lives in Greenfield-Leyden Area

GREENFIELD, Mass. – Three individuals tragically lost their lives in a fatal plane crash that occurred on the Greenfield-Leyden line. The victims have been identified as Frederika Ballard, 53, of Southwick, William Hampton, 68, of Indian Orchard, and Chad Davidson, 29, of Woodstock, Connecticut. The Massachusetts State Police confirmed that the crashed plane, a Beechcraft 55 Baron Twin-Piston, was located in a small clearing within the Leyden Wildlife Management Area. Ballard, the owner of the …

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