The pilot of a plane that crashed into a New Bedford cemetery Monday afternoon has died. Paul Vidal was killed Monday after his Cessna 150 crashed into a cemetery in New Bedford.
The plane crashed into Rural Cemetery shortly after takeoff from New Bedford Regional Airport around 3 p.m. Monday.
His family identified him and said Paul, who grew up in Fall River, had nearly 25 years of experience as a pilot and loved flying and often traveled with his wife following a long stint as a teacher at the Community College of Rhode Island, according to his son.
Pauls wife heartbreakingly spoke about her late husband and said he was a good pilot. Listen to her speak here.