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Searchlight in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Zulu Echo Six

 
 
Zulu Echo Six Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2011
1. Zulu Echo Six Marker
Inscription.
On 3 Aug 1970 a Navy P-3A
Orion crashed near here
with the loss of all
ten crewmen.
In Memory of
LT Timothy D. Bailing PPC
LT Norman L. Johnson TACCO
LTJG Henry J McGreevey CP
ADJ1 Ambrose Ordonia FE
ADJ! Johnny D Shelton FE
ATN3 Cletus L Morrison RDO
AW3 John d Maas ASW
AW3 John W. Schmitz ASW
AW3 Michael A. Silvers ASW
AW3 Bruce E. Weaver ASW



 
Erected by Patrol Squadron 17, N.A.S. Barbers Point, Hawaii.
 
Location. 35° 28.068′ N, 114° 54.449′ W. Marker is in Searchlight, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is on Michael Wendell Way 0.1 miles north of Cottonwood Cove Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in front of the Community Center. Marker is in this post office area: Searchlight NV 89046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Searchlight (within shouting distance of this marker); Willie Martello and the El Rey Resort (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Frederick Colton and the Duplex Mine (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also
Zulu Echo Six Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 29, 2011
2. Zulu Echo Six Marker
named Searchlight (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Cal-Nev-Ari (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Memorial to the Crewmen. Additional information on the incident. (Submitted on September 6, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMilitary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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