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Three pioneer aviators, including a Gloversville native, died when their plane crashed into a buckwheat field near Rural Grove in the Montgomery County town of Root on Jan. 8, 1928. The Gloversville native who perished in the accident was Edward M. Pauley. Born in 1895, Pauley served on the ground in World War I in the motor transport corps. After the war, he became a pilot as a civilian then rejoined the U.S. Army Flying ...


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Splitty2049
January 1, 2013
10:47 p.m.

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When I was a Deputy in Montgomery County, I heard about this crash and the historical significance of the planes passengers. Thank you for the article

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