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Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four Crash Site

 
 
Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew J Ebert, February 24, 2022
1. Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four Crash Site Marker
Inscription.  

On this site, while participating in a training exercise, five U.S. Navy men from Helantisubron Four N.A.S. North Island, California were killed when their SH-3 Sea King helicopter crashed at 1245 on 22 March 1978

HS-4 Black Knights
LT C.O. Reynolds · LT S.G. LaBarre · AW2 R.W. Hart · AWAN J.C. Jacobs · AOAN S.A. Staggers

Restored by Copper Queen 1915
Outpost of Julia C. Bulette 1864
E Clampus Vitus
In cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Navy personnel from NAS Fallon
March 22, 2022

 
Erected by U.S. Navy, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceDisasters. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 22, 1978.
 
Location. 39° 18.383′ N, 118° 27.35′ W. Marker is in Fallon, Nevada, in Churchill County. Marker is on Old Carson Highway north of Nevada Route 50, on the left when traveling north. From Fallon at 50/95 (Williams and Taylor) head east
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a total of 22.1 miles. Pass Salt Wells dump station (on the right a red building). From this spot it is 7.8 miles and there is a dirt road (Old Carson Highway) on the left. Follow a couple hundred feet and turn left and follow it 1.5 miles to the monument. Or, from the junction at Middlegate Highway 50/361 head west 23.7 miles. At 4.1 miles past Sand Mountain on the right, just past the cell tower on the left, there is a dirt road (Old Carson Highway) on the right. Follow a couple hundred feet and turn left and follow it 1.5 miles to the monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fallon NV 89406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sand Mountain Pony Express Station (approx. 2.3 miles away); Swift Steeds Tie East to West (approx. 2.4 miles away); What Are Those Rocks Out There? (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sand Mountain (approx. 3.1 miles away); Pony Express Route (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rock Art & Game Trails (approx. 12.1 miles away); Beachfront Property (approx. 12.1 miles away); Ensuring Success (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fallon.
 
Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew J Ebert, February 24, 2022
2. Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four Crash Site Marker
Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four Crash Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew J Ebert, February 24, 2022
3. Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four Crash Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2022, by Matthew J Ebert of Gerlach, NV. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2022, by Matthew J Ebert of Gerlach, NV. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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