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The Gales of November Series: Great Lakes Tragedies

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Details

Date:
November 1, 2011
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Charlevoix Public Library
220 W. Clinton Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720, MI United States
Phone:
(231) 547-2651

Organizer

Charlevoix Public Library
Email:
val@charlevoixlibrary.org

Fireball in the Sky: The 40th Year Remembrance of the B-52 Crash in Little Traverse Bay

Speaker: Richard A. Wiles, Historian and retired history and language arts instructor

 

Audio visual presentation of the details surrounding the January 7, 1971 crash of a SAC B-52 training bomber 5 1/2 miles off Big Rock Point. The plane was using the USAF radar scoring unit at Bay Shore, Michigan for a required low flight bomb scoring run when nine crewmen perished.