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:

Attention CenturyLink customers:


CenturyLink has blocked commenting systems around the web, including Star Tribune comments. If you are a CenturyLink customer you may not be able view or post a comment.


Please contact CenturyLink at 888-777-9569 to request that they restore access to comments on StarTribune.com and other sites.


We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.


ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT