C-119 de l'ANG

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 26 Drôme   City  : Aulan
Coordinates : 44°13'21"N 5°25'42"E.  44.22256 5.42822.  44°13.353 N 5°25.693 E

A monument honoring American aviators located in the village plaza of Aulan.
From Sisteron take the D53 SW to the D946 and head west on the latter. Change to the D546 and D542 and enter Montbrun-les-Bains. From there head north on the D159. Right before the road turns into the D359 head west on Le Village road. Follow the switchbacks until you get to the town plaza and the monument in front of the castle.
Memorial to the crew of the Air National Guard's Fairchild C 119 G n° 0-25936, crashed on October 27th 1972 during a Wiesbaden-Greece flight.
In memory of the American aviators
Francis T. Durkin (47 years old)
Oale R. Anderson (46 years old)
Marion R. Mackentroth (40 years old)
William R. Barbor (29 years old)
William L. Champion (33 years old)
Fallen in service to Aulan
On X-27-1972

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Notified by : Claude Dannau.
Photos : Claude Dannau.
Record added 09/09/2009 
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Plate C-119 de l'ANG Aulan Drôme (26)
Claude Dannau

Plate C-119 de l'ANG Aulan Drôme (26)
Claude Dannau

Plate C-119 de l'ANG Aulan Drôme (26)
Claude Dannau