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Crew E-180, 307th Air Refueling Squadron

Not To Be Forgotten

 
 
Crew E-180, 307th Air Refueling Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. Crew E-180, 307th Air Refueling Squadron Marker
Inscription.
Capt Robert (Dusty) M. Llewellyn III
Capt Kenneth A. Brackney
Capt Joseph A. Nellis
SSgt David A. Vickers

Assigned to the 307th Air Refueling Squadron, K I Sawyer AFB MI. Crew E-180 lost their lives when their KC-135A crashed at Dyess AFB TX on 31 Jan 89. May the spirit of these Rainbow Warriors who died while serving their nation live on forever.

Dedicated 29 Mar. 1991

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 39° 46.733′ N, 84° 6.813′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #223) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 6147th Tactical Control Group "Mosquitos" (here, next to this marker); 2nd Strategic Air Depot (a few steps from this marker); United States Air Force Security Police (a few steps from this marker); 39th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 292nd Joint Assault Signal Company
Crew E-180, 307th ARS Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. Crew E-180, 307th ARS Marker
Looking northwest
(a few steps from this marker); Ohio Air National Guard (a few steps from this marker); 48th Troop Carrier Squadron (within shouting distance of this marker); Eleventh Air Force (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Aviation Safety Foundation Accident Report. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of the 46th Air Refueling Squadron. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & Patriotism
 
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 536 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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