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US Air Crash Memorial. (1976) Traditional Geocache

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2 out of 5

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Air crash memorial, Thorney Dyke, Thorney Toll, Peterborough 35 years ago to the day (28th August 1976) a Lockheed C-141A Starlifter (67-0006) from the 438th MAW, US Air Force disintegrated in a severe thunderstorm on its approach to the USAF base at Mildenhall in Suffolk. The wreckage fell from the sky and covered a large area of farmland between the River Nene and a country lane called Thorney Dyke and all 14 crew and 4 passengers lost their lives. This memorial stands as an everlasting reminder of those who lost their lives in such tragic and possibly avoidable circumstances. MAY THEY REST IN PEACE.. PARKING IS AT GZ. Please take a look at the memorial if you have time. Thank you. FIRST ON THE PODIUM FOR FIRST TO FIND WAS GESANDERSON CONGRATULATIONS GRAHAM)

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