Channel 2 has requested but not yet received a full passenger list from the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command for the C-124A Globemaster II crash whose wreckage was discovered on Colony Glacier earlier this month.
What follows is a retyped version of an original Associated Press list containing 46 of the 52 victims’ names which appeared in the Anchorage Daily Times on Monday, Nov. 24, 1952. The original images of the list appear in Channel 2's photo gallery of newspaper clippings and images from the crash site on Mount Gannett, near Colony Glacier where wreckage was found June 10.
Globemaster Passenger List Released
WASHINGTON (AP)-The Air Force today listed 25 of its personnel who were passengers aboard the Globemaster plane missing over Alaska. Names of six other missing Air Force personnel were held back pending notification of next of kin.
The announced list:
Basic Airman Isaac W. Anderson Sr., Tampa, Fla.
A/2C Verne C. Budahn, Arlington, Minn.
Capt. William N. Coombs, Detroit, Mich.
A/2C Thomas J. Condon, Waukesha, Wis.
Capt. Delbert D. Droskey, Chicago.
A/2C Carroll R. Dyea, Salisbury, Vt.
Capt. Jerome H. Goebel, Chicago.
A/1C Marion E. Houton, Sylacauga, Ala.
Lt. Jack H. Leaford Jr., Oakland, Calif.
A/2C Dan F. McMann, Marinette, Wis.
A/3C Lloyd L. Matthews, Union, Miss.
A/2C Edmon W. Mica Jr., Rossville, Ga.
Col. Noel E. Hoblit, Pasadena, Calif.
2nd Lt. Robert E. Moon, Evanston, Ill.
A/1C Sterling E. Newsome, Herne, Tex.
S/Sgt. James H. Ray Jr., Worthington, Pa.
1st Lt. Donald A. Sheda, Berwyn, Ill.
Capt. John E. Ponikvar, husband of Mrs. John E. Ponikvar, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.
Col. Eugene Smith, Wilmington, Del.
A/2C Thomas C. Thigpen, Picayune, Miss.
Capt. Walter P. Tribble, Champaign, Ill.
Capt. Robert W. Turnbull, Belleville, Ill.
T/Sgt. Leonard G. Under, Gerald, Miss.
S/Sgt. R.D. Van Fossen, Greenbrier, Ark.
A/2C B.F. White, Fordyce, Ark.
WASHINGTON (AP)-The Pentagon today released the names of eight Army personnel and one Marine aboard the Globemaster missing transport.
Lt. Col. S. Singleton, husband of Mrs. Winifred J. Singleton, Los Angeles.
2nd Lt. Reginald Bule, son of Mrs. Grace Wiles, Pensacola, Fla.
Pvt. Robert D. Card, husband of Mrs. Patsy A. Card, Hapeville, Ga.
Pvt. Leonard A. Kittle, husband of Mrs. Sandra S. Kittle, Cancy, Kan.
Pvt. James Green, husband of Mrs. Vera A. Green, Long Branch, N.J.
2nd Lt. Alan Berger, husband of Mrs. Janice Berger, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2nd Lt. Edwin H. Loeffler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave A. Loeffler, Babylon, N.Y.
M/Sgt. Edward J. Schnore, husband of Mrs. Gertrude Schnore, Richmond, Va.
The Marine: Maj. Earl J. Stearns, husband of Mrs. Dixie A Stearns, Quantico, Va.
The Navy identified Commander A.J. Seeboth of Fairbanks, Alaska, as one of the passengers aboard the Globemaster.
The Navy said Seeboth’s wife lives at Hut No. 11, Illinois St., Fairbanks.
McCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. (AP)-Names of 11 crewmen of a C-124 Globemaster missing near Anchorage, were released last night by McChord Air Force Base authorities.
Crew members were listed as:
Capt. Kenneth J. Duvall, 37, Globemaster commander, Vallejo, Calif., whose wife, Josephine R., lives at Tacoma.
Capt. Alger M. Cheney, 32, first pilot, Lubec, Me., whose wife, Elaine, lives at Tacoma.
First Lt. William I. Turner, navigator, China Grove, N.C.
T/Sgt. Engolf W. Hagen, engineer; Roseau, Minn.
Airman Second Class Conrad N. Sprague, second engineer, Sequim, Wash., wife, Dorothy Jean, Tacoma.
S/Sgt. Eugene R. Costley, second engineer, Elmira, N.Y.
Airman 3/C Robert A. Owen, radio operator, Starke, Fla.
Airman 3/C Marion L. Scott, radio operator, Lebanon, Ind.
Airman 1/C George M. Ingram, load master, Postotoc, Miss.
Airman 3/C James R. Kimball, flight attendant, Taos, N.M.
Airman 3/C Wayne D. Jackson, flight attendant, Downing, Mo.