IN MEMORIAM

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Peer Reviewed

Abstract: Captain Leroy M. Campbell, USAF, a charter member of the James K. Fredrickson Chapter of The Institute of Navigation at Castle Air Force Base was one of the casualties of the crash of a B-52 aircraft near Madera, California on September 17, 1956. Captain Campbell was navigator of the bomber which crashed just six minutes from its base upon its return from a regular training flight. Another B-52 crashed November 30, 1956, north of Cressey, California less than five minutes after taking off from the same base. Four officers aboard the ship were also members of The Institute: Captain Leland F. Burch, Captain Nick S. Koss, Captain Charles W. Schweer, and Captain Jack E. Welch.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 5, Number 4
Pages: 202 - 202
Cite this article: -,, "IN MEMORIAM", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1956-1957, pp. 202-202.
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