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The Interpretive sign for tthe Arrow Air Flight 1285 memorial at Gander Lake

The Interpretive sign for tthe Arrow Air Flight 1285 memorial at Gander Lake

The Interpretive sign for tthe Arrow Air Flight 1285 memorial at Gander Lake

“Silent Witness” the Arrow Air Flight 1285 memorial at Gander Lake
Mourners looks on as members of the 101st Airborne Division carry a casket containing the remains of members of the 3rd Bn., 502nd Inf., 101st Airborne Div., into a hangar for a memorial service.  On December 12, 1985, 248 soldiers of the 3rd Battalion were killed in a plane crash at the Gander Airport, Newfoundland, Canada.  They were returning to the United States after participating in peacekeeping duty with the Multi-national Force and Observers in the Sinai Desert.