Victims of Gander Crash Being Remembered at Ceremony
Fort Campbell is holding a memorial service for 248 soldiers who were killed 31 years ago in a plane crash.
A statement from the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line says the service will be held Monday at the Gander Memorial Site.
The plane crashed Dec. 12, 1985, at Gander International Airport in Newfoundland, Canada. The soldiers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. They were headed back to the post from a six-month peacekeeping mission in the Sinai Peninsula.
Fort Campbell says the 2nd Brigade Combat, 101st Airborne, will host the ceremony.