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Arlington, Indiana: Marker: Plane Crash in a Cemetery

Several of the victims of the 1978 crash, their remains too pulverized to identify, are buried in the cemetery.

Arlington East Hill Cemetery

6350 W. US-52, Arlington, IN
The marker is at the east edge of Arlington, at the east edge of Arlington East Hill Cemetery, on the north side of US-52.
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Crash victims marker.

Plane Crash In A Cemetery

Apparently, the common grave is no longer unmarked, which is nice.

[Rhonda Tunney, 01/28/2023]

USAC Plane Crash historical marker.

Plane Crash in a Cemetery

A plane crashed in a cemetery carrying nine important people in the Indiana racing world. All nine perished.

[Stephen Francia, 07/24/2020]

The 1978 plane crash, according to the marker, adversely "impacted American racing's top echelon for decades." Several of the victims, their remains too pulverized to identify, were buried in the cemetery in an unmarked grave.

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