The Crash Site on Elephant Mountain.

On January 24, 1963 there was a plane crash on Elephant Mountain near Greenville. Seven members of the crew died and two crew members survived. One of the survivors had to have his leg amputated due to damage he suffered on landing plus the frostbite he got from having to spend the night out in the Maine woods when it was -30F. The other man did not suffer permanent physical damage and returned to active duty. Most of the wreckage is still at the site and the area is maintained as a memorial.B52 signs Tail end of the plane canvas color wreck with stone flag wreckage flag hatch hillside shadows monument wreck 4569wreck 4613 tirewreckage 4548 Wreckage 4602road home

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