IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release No: NR-324-14 June 18, 2014

CORRECTION: DoD Announces Casualty Recovery

The Department of Defense announced today 17 service members have been recovered from a C-124 Globemaster aircraft that was lost on Nov. 22, 1952.

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Lawrence S. Singleton, Pvt. James Green, Jr., and Pvt. Leonard A. Kittle; U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Earl J. Stearns; U.S. Navy Cmdr. Albert J. Seeboth; U.S. Air Force Col. Noel E. Hoblit, Col. Eugene Smith, Capt. Robert W. Turnbull, 1st Lt. Donald Sheda, 1st Lt. William L. Turner, Tech. Sgt. Engolf W. Hagen, Staff Sgt. James H. Ray, Airman 1st Class Marion E. Hooton, Airman 2nd Class Carroll R. Dyer, Airman 2nd Class Thomas S. Lyons, Airman 2nd Class Thomas C. Thigpen, and Airman 3rd Class Howard E. Martin have been recovered and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors.

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http://www.defense.gov/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=16781

 

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Uncovering the losses in a 1952 C-124 crash

Almost 50 years after her husband’s death in a military transport plane crash in the mountains of Alaska, Dorothy Anderson was finally ready to accept his flag.

The C-124 Globemaster disappeared under an avalanche of rock and snow after flying into a mountain during a winter storm on Nov. 22, 1952. During the numb months that followed, Anderson never gave up hope that her 22-year-old husband survived the accident — even though there was no tangible evidence otherwise. None of the bodies of the 52 service members on board were recovered.

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http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140709/NEWS/307090059/Uncovering-losses-1952-C-124-crash

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Finding Those We Lost Site

http://www.findingthosewelost.com/

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1952 C-124 Crash Descendant Finds Closure | Military.com

1952 C-124 Crash Descendant Finds Closure | Military.com.

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Colony Glacier

Seeing Colony Glacier up close was an amazing thing. I can not put into words how I felt at that moment. I have spent over 13 years looking for answers about the C-124 Globemaster that went down in 1952 carrying my grandfather and 51 other Airmen.

My Fly over of the glacier

 

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Mount Gannett

Mount Gannett

Provided By: Mike Williams and Calvin Hall

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