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The Crash of the Flying Sioux
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 44° 00.535 W 097° 47.505
14T E 596856 N 4873572
Quick Description: This double sided marker tells of the tragic collision of two B-17 bombers during a training flight in 1943.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2008 11:09:40 AM
Waymark Code: WM3QH3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
Views: 41

Long Description:
The marker is located close to another historical marker at Fedora, on Rt.34, in Miner County. The west side tells how the planes collided and related what happened then.

The east side of the marker lists the names of the eleven airmen who died in the accident and gives the locations in Miner county where one plane crashed and the other made a crash landing.

Marker Name: The Crash of the Flying Sioux

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text: Not listed

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