Coleville, California: Air Tanker Crash Memorial

C-130 tanker plane crashed on June 17, 2002 while fighting the Cannon Fire in Walker, California. The Air Tanker 130 memorial is sometimes decorated with t-shirts, flags and banners from firefighters.

Address:
108337-108017 US-395, Coleville, CA
Directions:
US-Hwy 395, 1 mi. north of Walker.
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Memorial in 2013.

Fire Fighters Memorial

Memorial to C-130 crew who died in a crash while fighting a wildfire in 2002. Other firefighters have left T-shirts along a fence in memory of the crew.

[Vince, 01/22/2020]

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