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Hill participates in tribute to Airmen killed in B-18 bomber crash

The Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard presents the colors during a tribute May 28, 2018, at Park City, Utah, to honor the Airmen involved in a B-18 bomber crash that occurred in 1941. Two of the seven crew members lost their lives in the accident at Iron Mountain near Park City. (Courtesy photo)

The Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard presents the colors during a tribute May 28, 2018, at Park City, Utah, to honor the Airmen involved in a B-18 bomber crash that occurred in 1941. Two of the seven crew members lost their lives in the accident at Iron Mountain near Park City. (Courtesy photo)

Col. Dave Dunklee, 75th Air Base Wing vice commander, provides remarks during a tribute May 28, 2018, at Park City, Utah, to honor the Airmen involved in a B-18 bomber crash that occurred in 1941. Two of the seven crew members lost their lives in the accident at Iron Mountain near Park City. (Courtesy photo)

Col. Dave Dunklee, 75th Air Base Wing vice commander, provides remarks during a tribute May 28, 2018, at Park City, Utah, to honor the Airmen involved in a B-18 bomber crash that occurred in 1941. Two of the seven crew members lost their lives in the accident at Iron Mountain near Park City. (Courtesy photo)

Plaques are on display at a tribute May 28, 2018, to honor the Airmen involved in a B-18 bomber crash that occurred in 1941. Two of the seven crew members lost their lives in the accident at Iron Mountain near Park City. (Courtesy photo)

Plaques are on display at a tribute May 28, 2018, to honor the Airmen involved in a B-18 bomber crash that occurred in 1941. Two of the seven crew members lost their lives in the accident at Iron Mountain near Park City. (Courtesy photo)

PARK CITY, Utah -- Airmen from Hill Air Force Base participated in a ceremony on Memorial Day to honor the courage and heroism of the seven Army Air Corps service members involved in an aircraft accident 77 years ago.

During a blinding snow storm Nov. 17, 1941, a B-18 bomber crashed into Iron Mountain two miles west of Park City. Only five of the seven Airmen survived the bailout.

The ceremony included speeches by officials and a service dedicated to the crew involved in the accident. In addition, the Utah Chapter of the Commemorative Air Force conducted a missing man formation flyover.