April 19, 2014

Classic aircraft damaged in Gardner landing

Tow trucks attempt to tow a damaged 1943 Boeing-Stearman aircraft to a hangar at Gardner Municipal Airport on Sept. 9. The aircraft was damaged while landing at the local airport on Monday. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
A 1943 Boeing-Stearman biplane may be staying in Gardner longer than anticipated.
The Oregon pilots intended to stop in Gardner before continuing on their way on Sept. 9. Though it wasn’t a crash landing, the plane tipped …