B-52 Crash Site
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smitty & Co.
N 45° 31.680 W 069° 26.077
19T E 466061 N 5041699
Quick Description: B-52 Crash site near Greenville, Maine
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 9/13/2005 9:53:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM1DZ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 325

Long Description:
The B52 Crash Site outside of Greeenville


This is a crash site of a B52 bomber just outside of Greenville, Maine near Elephant Mountain. Take the Lily Bay Road out of Greenville turn right onto the Scammon Road go up the hill and take a left just before Sawyer Pond. After several miles you will come to Upper and Lower Wilson Ponds. Look for the yellow B52 Bomber Crash Signs. Park at: N:45.31.758
W:69.25.950
The Crash Site is at: N:45.31.680
W:69.26.077

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Date of Crash: 01/24/1963

Aircraft Model: B-52 Stratofortress-C

Military or Civilian: Military

Tail Number: 53‑0406

Cause of Crash:
The crash was caused by a structural problem. The vertical stabilizer came off the plane, falling to the ground 1.5 miles from where the plane impacted the mountain side.


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