13 min

B-52 Bomber Down, Lost in the Maryland Mountains‪!‬ Wildfulness: On Nature, Wellness, and Life in the Allegany Highlands Deep Creek

    • Arts

Wherein we hear the story of "Buzz One Four" and its crew, and how the B-52 bomber carrying a large nuclear payload crashed in the 56,000 acre Savage River State Forest in 1964 during a blizzard. Hear just how close we came to a nuclear detonation during that Cold War incident. The local heroes in Grantsville will never forget the night they braved the driving storm and frigid temperatures to try to locate and save the crew. Check out this harrowing episode on Itunes & wherever you get podcasts, and the extensive shownotes and photos at www.wildful.wordpress.com.

Wherein we hear the story of "Buzz One Four" and its crew, and how the B-52 bomber carrying a large nuclear payload crashed in the 56,000 acre Savage River State Forest in 1964 during a blizzard. Hear just how close we came to a nuclear detonation during that Cold War incident. The local heroes in Grantsville will never forget the night they braved the driving storm and frigid temperatures to try to locate and save the crew. Check out this harrowing episode on Itunes & wherever you get podcasts, and the extensive shownotes and photos at www.wildful.wordpress.com.

13 min

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