Brave Men from the 97th Bombardment Wing

Brave Men from the 97th Bombardment Wing (HMFY8)

Location: Blytheville, AR 72315 Mississippi County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 57.54', W 89° 57.74'

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To honor the memory
of these brave men from
the 97th Bombardment Wing
at Blytheville Air Force Base
who did not return after their
B-52 aircraft was shot down
over Hanoi, North Vietnam in
December 1972
Col. Keith R. Heggen
Lt. Col. Donald L. Rissi
Major Bobby A. Kirby
Capt. Randall J. Craddock
Capt. George D. Lockhart
Capt. Ronald D. Perry
Capt. Robert J. Thomas
Capt. Charles E. Darr
SmSgt. Walter L. Ferguson
HM NumberHMFY8
Placed ByTheir families, compatriots and friends
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 6:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 232836 N 3983458
Decimal Degrees35.95900000, -89.96233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.54', W 89° 57.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 32.40" N, 89° 57' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)870, 573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4601-4661 Memorial Dr, Blytheville AR 72315, US
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