Colorado & Wyoming Aircraft Wreckchasing
This site is dedicated to those men and women of the US Armed Forces who lost their lives training to protect us. It has been reported that there were more casualties from training during WWII than there were from combat.
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Website Purpose: This site documents military and historical aircraft crash sites in Colorado and Wyoming. It contains site descriptions, brief descriptions of the accident causes (if known) , locating maps and GPS coordinates of the sites. This site also contains trip reports, narratives, pictures, and a few stories of meetings with survivors or relatives of victims of these crashes.
This is not a ghoulish search for personal valuables or used airplane parts. This is an adventure in outdoor route-finding, in solving puzzles based on descriptions and it is a reminder of how un-safe aviation was throughout most of its development. It has brought me many, many enjoyable days in the Colorado mountains and it has introduced me to some fascinating 'sea stories.' On the other hand, it has also brought pain in the form of sympathy for the families of the victims who still feel their losses many decades after the event. If the information gained in this pasttime helps bring closure to the families then I'm very happy that there is an unexpected nobility involved in what started out as casual entertainment.
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This page last modified: 1/1/2013. For site changes see What's New section.