Searchlight in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Zulu Echo Six
Orion crashed near here
with the loss of all
In Memory of
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. Touch 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 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 & Space • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.