Ardmore Air Crash

On April 22, 1966, 6 soldiers and a crew of 6 died when an American Flyers Company Electra Turbo prop airplane crashed in the Arbuckle Mountains about "two miles and two hills" east of the Ardmore Airpark. Seventeen survived the crash. The plane was en route from Fort Ord, California, to Fort Benning, Georgia. **
Located on OK-53, on corner of Ardmore Industrial Airpark, Ardmore, Oklahoma
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** Information from the Oklahoma Historical Society