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1941 Plane Crash on the Howe Farm - October 30, 1941
Lawrence Station (Southwold Township), Elgin County, Ontario, Canada

At 11:10 PM, October 30, 1941 an American Airlines aircraft enroute from Buffalo to Chicago to Detroit crashed on the Howe farm. According to the official investigation records "The aircraft, on a flight from New York to Chicago, circled a wooden area 3 or 4 times looking for a landing spot before stalling and diving into a plowed field. Cause unknown." Twenty-one people (17 passengers and 3 crew) perished in the crash.

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