Aircraft Crash Sites

URC-64 and URC-4 Aircrew Rescue Radios

The AN/URC-64 radio was issued to USAF aircrews as a replacement for the AN/URC-10. It was apparently only issued within the USAF as the Navy and Army seemed to have […]

The “Tells Peak” B-17C Crash Site

UPDATED 7/17/17 This is a story about a trip to the B-17C bomber that crashed in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California in November 1941, a month before the Pearl […]

I watched a B-26 (A-26) go down near Mitchel Field NY

UPDATED 6/29/2023: I grew up about a mile and a half from Mitchel Air Force Base on Long Island NY, almost directly under the main approach to Runway 30.  As […]