Super Constellation PR 26 Memorial Site
Just before noon, March 16, 1970, a four-engine U.S. Navy propeller-driven EC-121 Super Constellation, PR 26, crashed at Da Nang Air Base, Vietnam. There were 31 U.S. Navy personnel, including the crew, aboard. Twenty-three Navy men, including my brother, did not survive.
Although this site is a memorial for those who
lost their lives that terrible day, it is dedicated to all U.S.
military service members - past, present and future - who have
sacrificed so much. It is especially dedicated to those brave men who
attempted to rescue those they could in spite of the real and present
danger to themselves. Words cannot express the sincere gratitude that
is felt. God Bless You All.
This website was first pubished in March of 2000. Since that time,
some folks have been able to make contact with people who knew their
loved one.Others have shared first hand accounts of the crash. Some
have sent pictures to share. Others have shared their memories of the
"Willie Victors", "Super Connies", VQ 1 or the Air Base at Da Nang,
I hope you find something useful or meaningful to you while you
visit here. For those of you who are or were a member of the US Armed
Forces, "Thank you for your sacrifice. You are appreciated. God Bless