PBM-5 Bu# 45415
30 NOV 44
Mount Tamalpias California

Crew:
Lt. Joseph L Resley
Lt. Thomas W. Oliver
Ens. Chapin B. Miller
ACMM Harry L. Holland
AMM2c Rodney Jeffers
ARM2c Thomas J. Joyce
ARM3c John R. Kelly
AOM2c Wayne D. Paxson

Pictures of the crash site today

AAIR team members at the impact site. Close up of the impact site.
   
The largest piece of this once giant flying boat. Most of the wreckage is in heavy manzanita.
   
Most of the site survey had to been done on ones hands and knees in order to move around in the manzanita.

AAIR recently just uncovered some additional documents on this crash, including an original photo, while at the National Archives. Click below for the
New Documents

 

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