Cape Lookout Plane Crash
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 45° 20.350 W 123° 59.108
10T E 422815 N 5021100
A history plaque about plane crash on Cape Lookout.
Waymark Code: WMNEMT
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 02/28/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
Views: 3

Sign is located about a half mile from the Cape Lookout Trailhead

Marker Name: None
Marker Text: On August 1, 1943 a four motored Army Air Force plane crashed 500 ft. west of here. His marker erected by the Oregon State Highway Commission in commemoration of the members of this flight crew that perished in the line of duty.

Pilot — Roy James Lee — 2nd Lt
Co-Pilot — Robert W. Willins — 2nd Lt
Navigator — Victor A. Lowenfeldt — 2nd Lt
Bombardier (survivor) — Wilbur L. Perez — 2nd Lt
Aerial Eng. G. — Delmar F. Priest — S/Sgt
Asst. Aerial Eng. G — William M. Pruner — Sgt
Radio Oper. G. — Benjamin J. Puzio — S/Sgt
Armorer Gunner — Harry Lilly — S/Sgt
Asst. Arm. G — Hoyt W. Wilson — S/Sgt

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: State of Oregon

Marker Type: Trail

Region: Coast

County: Lincoln

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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