Timpanogos B-25
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member firennice
N 40° 24.435 W 111° 39.320
12T E 444394 N 4473165
Quick Description: A B-25 that crashed high on the mountainside in 1955
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2009 4:18:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM6T4J
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 24

Long Description:
The U.S. Air Force B-25 crashed on the afternoon of March 9, 1955. The day was stormy with the local mountains reporting 18" of new snow. The plane carried three crewmembers and two passengers. The plane began its fight in Great Falls, Montana, made a fuel stop at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, and departed for March Air Force Base in Riverside, California. Sometime after 7:30 p.m. the B-25 became lost in the weather and crashed on the east side of Timpanogos. Killed in the crash was the pilot Major D.C. Holley, co-pilot 1st Lieutenant H. E. St. John, Airman 1st Class D. H. Dempsey, civilian crew chief M. J. McNalty and civilian D. R. Cubbage.

The wreckage has been there now for over 50 years. Engines and metal from the crash are scattered over the mountain now, in a wilderness area.
Date of Crash: 3/9/1955

Aircraft Model: B-25

Military or Civilian: Military

Cause of Crash:
Weather and High mountain


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