Arrow Airlines Flight 1285 Memorial

Arrow Airlines Flight 1285 Memorial

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Death 12 Dec 1985
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Memorial Site* Gander, Central Census Division, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Memorial ID 5717 · View Source
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The monument entitled "Silent Witness" a forever memory to Flight 1285, is located over looking the crash site of the charter Arrow Air DC-8 at Gander Lake, Newfoundland. On December 12, 1985, the DC-8 transport plane crashed shortly after a re-fuelling stop leaving 248 American soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry, 101st Airborne Division and an air crew of 8 all dead.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 12 Jun 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5717
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arrow Airlines Flight 1285 Memorial (unknown–12 Dec 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5717, citing Silent Witness Memorial, Gander, Central Census Division, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .