Rogers Field has changed considerably over the years. The pond
where the Mitchell came to rest has been drained, and Runway 31/13 has
been extended so that the end is only 1000 feet from where the pond
used to be.
|A view looking NW towards the approach end of 31 from the approximate location of the crash site.
grading and reworking of the landscape has changed the look of the
area. This view looks SE at the approximate location of the crash
site. This section of the airport is used as a hay lease.
to R: Jeff and Jennifer Wilkinson of Oklahoma Wreckchasing; Peter
Dowds, WRWA Airport Operations; Bob Shepherd, son of the flight
engineer seriously injured in the crash.
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