Mr. Stearman Crash Site - Midway, Utah
N 40° 31.080 W 111° 27.747
12T E 460825 N 4485355
Quick Description: A crash site dedicated bench is on Memorial Hill in Wasatch County Midway Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 5/27/2011 9:45:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMBJNZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The Mr. Stearman plane crash on Jan. 16, 2003 located not far from here is a memorialized dedicated bench. Captain Edmund R “Ed” Strauchen Jr died at age 62 with his good friend Bob Koch on January 16, 2003 in Ed’s Russian-designed Yak-52 in Midway, Utah, near his beloved Park City ski resorts. The plane named "Mr. Stearman" was a restored aircraft that Ed and his wife Myra had spent 3 years working on.

Source of information on website:
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The beautiful designed dedicated bench is on the drive up to Memorial Hill in Midway Utah.

The bench reads:

IN LOVING MEMORY

LCRD EDMUND R. STRAUGHEN
LCDR ROBERT E. KOCH

JANUARY 16, 2003
CRASH SITE OVERLOOK
Web Address for Related Web Sites: [Web Link]

Date of Crash: 1/16/2003

Aircraft Model: 1983 Russian YAK 52

Military or Civilian: Military

Cause of Crash:
Unknown - there is nothing in the articles that we have read for the cause of the crash.


Tail Number: Not listed

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