Friday, November 13, 2009
Maine Marine Pilot Honored at Funeral
Major Samuel Carson Leigh was honored during his funeral by family, friends, and fellow Marines. He was a 13-year veteran of the Marine Corps and flew helicopters. He was born in Belgrade, Maine and graduated from Messalnskee High School. He died on October 29, 2009 when a U.S. Coast Guard plane collided with his Marine Corps helicopter. Read more in "One of our own honored", Portland Press Herald, November 12, 2009.