September brings solemn anniversary in 932nd Airlift Wing flying history, as, on Sept. 16, 1971, one of the Air Force’s new C-9A Nightingales crashed just off Scott Air Force Base. Air Mobility Wing historian Master Sgt. Gerald Sonnenberg found the site of the long forgotten fatal C-9A crash.
September brings solemn anniversary in 932nd Airlift Wing flying history, as, on Sept. 16, 1971, one of the Air Force’s new C-9A Nightingales crashed just off Scott Air Force Base. Air Mobility Wing historian Master Sgt. Gerald Sonnenberg found the site of the long forgotten fatal C-9A crash. Photo by Maj. Stan Paregien
September brings solemn anniversary in 932nd Airlift Wing flying history, as, on Sept. 16, 1971, one of the Air Force’s new C-9A Nightingales crashed just off Scott Air Force Base. Air Mobility Wing historian Master Sgt. Gerald Sonnenberg found the site of the long forgotten fatal C-9A crash. Photo by Maj. Stan Paregien

Historian finds overgrown crash site

September 22, 2016 09:00 AM