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Thunderbirds Memorial - Las Vegas, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 36° 11.723 W 115° 07.492
11S E 668592 N 4007249
Quick Description: Located on the side of the North Las Vegas Police Station.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 3/10/2012 8:23:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMDYV4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 40

Long Description:
Originally dedicated to four Diamond Crash pilots, it has been expanded to include more. A Mural is on the wall behind a stone monument.

In memory of these four Thunderbird pilots who gave their lives in the service of our country
Maj Norm Lowry
Capt Willie Mays
Capt Pete Peterson
Capt Mark Melancon
Dedicated Jan 18, 1983
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from Wikipedia

January 18, 1982: The "Diamond Crash", the worst training crash in Thunderbird history, occurred when Maj Norman L. Lowry, Capt Willie Mays, Capt Joseph N. Peterson, and Capt Mark Melancon were killed while practicing a line abreast loop during training at Indian Springs Air Force Auxiliary Field in T-38s.

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Entrance fees (if it applies): none

Type of memorial: Other

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