Lat 39 - 04'N · Long 123 - 16'W
Pan American Airways "Philippine Clipper" Martin (M-130) NC-14715
November 14, 1935 - January, 21, 1943
Total hours in the air 14,628. After eight years of flying the Pacific Ocean and strafed by Japanese aircraft at Wake Island on December 8, 1941 the Philippine Clipper crashed near this site the morning of January 21, 1943 while trying to let down through bad weather. She was enrollee from Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands to San Francisco Bay with nine Pan American crew members and ten U.S. Navy passengers. There were no survivors.
Robert M. Elzey, Captain · Orvan K. Judd, 1st Officer · John R. Maynard, 2nd Officer · George H. Aabel, 3rd Officer, Leo A. MacKota, 1st Engineer · John J. Eagen, Sr., 2nd Engineer · Clarence P. Thompson, 1st Radio Officer · George W. Angus, 2nd Radio Officer · John G. Hill, Steward
Robert English Radm, USV, Cmdr, Pacific Submarine Flt. · Captain Robert H. Smith · Captain Robert E. Thomas · Captain Donald C. Godwin · Commander John J. Crane · Commander Francis L. Black · Commander William G. Myers · Lt. Commander John O.R. Coll · Lt. Commander George R. Stone · Lt. Edna O. Morrow, Nurse
This memorial was presented to the Hiller Aviation Museum in 1997, after transfer from its original Ukiah Airport site by its donors
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Wilcox of Ukiah