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Walnut, Iowa: Mini-Bomber: Crash Site

Miniature B-24 bomber on a pole acts as a weathervane; the propellors spin in the wind. It marks the crash site of a full-size B-24 on March 8, 1944. According to an accompanying sign, all seven crew members perished.

Address:
Mahogany Rd, Walnut, IA
Directions:
I-80 exit 46. Drive south on IA-83 about 2.5 miles. The road will veer left, but keep straight onto 505th St. Continue south another 4.5 miles. You'll see the airplane and flagpole on the right, at the intersection of Mahogany Rd. South of Walnut, IA at the intersection of Mahogany Rd and 510th St.
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Bomber Crash Site

A miniature B-24 bomber on a pole acts as a weathervane; the propellors spin in the wind. It marks the crash site of a full-size B-24 on March 8, 1944. According to an accompanying sign, all seven crew members perished.

[Lapchik the Motorcyclist, 02/04/2023]

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