On September 20, 1973, Jim Croce and five other people were killed when their small aircraft took off from the Natchitoches Regional Airport and hit a tree. He had performed a concert at Northwestern Louisiana State College, and was leaving for a Friday appearance at Austin College in Sherman, TX.
Jim is buried at Haym Salomon Memorial Park in Frazer, PA.
Natchitoches Regional Airport
450 Wallenberg Dr
Natchitoches LA 71457