1950s crash victims identified

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 18, 2014 - 4:55 PM

The military on Wednesday identified 17 of the 52 people onboard a C-124 Globemaster that crashed into a mountain outside Anchorage, Alaska, on Nov. 22, 1952. The crash site was rediscovered two years ago, and testing has confirmed the identities of about a third onboard. The military says the bodies of the other 35 crewmembers have not yet been recovered. The Department of Defense has released names and ranks for the service members, but not hometowns. Identified by military branch were:

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