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Near Greenville in Piscataquis County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site

 
 
Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 14, 2016
1. Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker
Closer view of inscription, Maine has very cold winters, so the marker's text has weathered a bit.
Inscription. In memory of those who lost their lives in the B-52 crash of 24 Jan 1963.

Lt.Col. Joe S. Simpson Jr. Maj. William W. Gabriel Maj. Herbert L. Hansen Maj.Robert J. Hill Maj. Robert J. Morrison Capt. Charles G. Leuchter T-Sgt. Michael F. O'Keefe Dedicated to Survivors Lt. Col. Dante E. Bulli Capt. Gerald J. Adler
Jan. 24, 1998
 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 45° 31.667′ N, 69° 26.083′ W. Marker is near Greenville, Maine, in Piscataquis County. Marker can be reached from Logging Road. Click for map. Site is off a logging road at Elephant Mountain in Maine, 6 miles from the town of Greenville. There are many directional signs labeled B-52 crash site to direct you to the site. There are large fields of debris throughout the site. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville ME 04441, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located well up the hill on the site, in the top third portion.
 
Also see . . .  1963 Elephant Mountain B-52 Crash - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 15, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.)
 
Categories. DisastersWar, Cold

 
Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 14, 2016
2. Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker
Wheel assembly located in the debris field
Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 14, 2016
3. Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker
Do not remove sign at entrance to memorial
Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 14, 2016
4. Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker
Shot of the general debris field from the wreck site
Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 14, 2016
5. Greenville Maine 1963 B-52 Elephant Mountain Crash Site Marker
Another view of the debris field
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 13, 2016.
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