NAF NOTS China Lake JRB-4 Expeditor Crash Site
| A Navy Beechcraft JRB-4
Expeditor BuNo 90550 like the one pictured, went down in the Eastern Sierra's
Feburary 3, 1949.
Pilot Cdr. A. Minvielle,
co-pilot Lt. Charles Matus, and five Civil Service scientists; Dr. J.K.L.
McDonald, Dr. John McKinley, Mr. Myron G. Kellogg, Mr. Rodney
Morrin, and Mr. Joseph Vargus lost their lives when the JRB-4
Expeditor crashed in the Eastern Sierras enroute to NAS Alameda. The
wreckage was not found until after the snow melted on April 21, 1949.
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