Bar Harbor Airlines Flight 1808 was a scheduled flight from Logan International Airport to Bangor International Airport in the United States on August 25, 1985. Had the plane crash not happened: Was she ever a likely candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize? If she were alive today, she'd be only 46. On final approach to Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport, the Bar Harbor Airlines Beechcraft Model 99 crashed short of the runway, killing all six passengers and two crew on board. A Plane Crash Ends the Bright Brief Passage of Samantha Smith, America's Littlest Ambassador this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. When Samantha was killed in a plane crash in 1985, t he heads of the two most powerful nations on earth sent condolences to Samantha's mother, Jane: "Everyone in the Soviet Union who has known Samantha Smith will forever remember the image of the American girl who, like millions of Soviet young men and women, dreamt about peace, and about friendship between the peoples of the United States …

Would her presence change anything about international relations, particularly between the USA and USSR? Samantha Smith was only 13 when she was killed in the crash of Bar Harbor Airlines Flight 1808.