Denio, OR (near) Army Bomber Crash, Feb 1945


Boise, Idaho, Feb. 14 (AP) -- An army convoy returned to Gowen army airfield yesterday with the bodies of 11 men who died Friday in the crash of a Liberator bomber.
The plane crashed in the Pueblo mountain range on the Nevada - Oregon border about 10 miles northwest of Denio, Oregon.
Army crews bucked heavy weather for three days to reach the scene.
Lt. Col William I. Margolis, base commandant, said the dead were:
Second Lt. ALLEN D. BLAKE, 414 Claim St., Aurora, Ill.
Second Lt. EDWARD A. BUCEK, 6508 West Burnham St., West Allis, Wis.
Flight Officer ANTON PECNIK, 1123 Harbor St., Two Rivers, Wis.
Flight Officer ROY L. PIERSON, 831 Farrar St., Cadillac, Mich.
Staff Sgt. DEAN H. SAUTTER, Route 1, Grand Rapids, Ohio.
Corp. ARTHUR G. MANCHESTER, 159 Prospect St., Lockport, N.Y.
Corp. EDMUND J. GREEN, Route 1, Stratton, Colo.
Pfc. GEORGE B. WILKINS, JR., 85 Dorchester Road, Rockville Center, Long Island, N.Y.
Pfc. CARL E. McDANIEL, 316 Morehead St., Troy, Ohio.
Pfc. SIDNEY M. DAVIS, 288 Montauk Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Tech. Sgt. ERNEST E. KAMPINEN, 1038 W. Sixth St., Astabula, Ohio.

Ogden Standard Examiner Utah 1945-02-14