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B-52 Crash Site Marker
A marker at this point was made to remember the crew. Of those present on the crash were Captain Wm. C. Horstman, pilot, Kansas City, MO
Captain Richard J. Cantwell, navigator, Phoenix, AZ
Major S. O. Gillespie, Jr., radar observer, Atlanta, GA
1st Lt. Wm. F. Huskey, engineer, Norman, OK
T/Sgt. Leon R. Lew, tail gunner, Skokie, IL
Captain James D. Taylor, instructor, Dixon, KY
Captain Benard D. Lanois, instructor, San Diego, CA
The reprecussions of the event included better safety of ejection although the military at the time kept the event quiet. The family was compensated for their loses and recovered from their injuries.
Sources1. http://www.aerohistorians.org/index.php/club/articles/30-b-52-crash-site-memorial, B-52 Crash Site Memorial, viewed November 15,2015 2. http://www.twincities.com/dakota/ci_10474053, Ferraro, Nick, Inver Grove Heights/Aviation buff can cite names of crew who died in B-52 crash 50 years ago, September 16, 2008 3. http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=45193, viewed November 15, 2015 4. http://wikimapia.org/22306884/B52-Bomber-Crash-Site-Memorial, viewed November 15, 2015
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