Injuries, Accidents and Tragedies
1958 - Johnny French's Eye injury in Gander league game
1959 - Buchans plane crash
On Sunday March 22nd a single-engine Beaver airplane left Deer Lake and crashed near Hind's Lake. Aboard were Pilot Lee Frankham and five members of the Buchans Miners including team manager Gus Soper, Hugh Wadden, Robert O'Toole, Norman Higdon and Tony Head. None of these people on board were seriously injured in the crash.