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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