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2 days ago

Town of Gander

The Town of Gander hosted a memorial service today at Gander Heritage Memorial Park in recognition of the 32nd Anniversary of the Arrow Air Crash that claimed the lives of all 248 passengers and 8 crew members that were on board. The aircraft was carrying U.S. troops to their home base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky after completing a six-month deployment on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai. The aircraft made a stop in Gander and crashed shortly after takeoff.
We will always remember their lives and ultimate sacrifice.
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The Town of Gander hosted a memorial service today at Gander Heritage Memorial Park in recognition of the 32nd Anniversary of the Arrow Air Crash that claimed the lives of all 248 passengers and 8 crew members that were on board. The aircraft was carrying U.S. troops to their home base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky after completing a six-month deployment on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai. The aircraft made a stop in Gander and crashed shortly after takeoff.
We will always remember their lives and ultimate sacrifice.

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To the Town of Gander....as a niece to SSG Jerry W Holliman who was aboard the flight that crashed today 32 years ago, thank you for remembering 248 of our heroes! I hope to some day visit Gander and see the memorial there

As a widow of this crash I sincerely thank you for remembering....I hold the town of Gander close to my heart!! Thank you R.j. Bob Smith...I always appreciate you!-

Gander, as a good neighbor to the north, has been there for us, the USA, numerous times. I thank you all for your testament of Love & neighborly support. Bless you all.

As a mother of SGT Mark Edward Carter I am most thankful to town of Gander for showing such thoughtful compassion and respect for our loved ones. And to your dedication too

My previous comment quit before I was ready as wanted to thank you too R. J. Bob Smith for sharing so much with the families. I am sure all of us have appreciated your many kindnesses.

As a daughter of one of the soldiers on this flight, thank you. Thank you for remembering my father, his fellow soliders, and the crew. Maybe one day I will make it there to thank you in person.

R.j. Bob Smith Thank you for representing us in exemplary fashion Bob. As difficult as it is to reflect in that tragic day, it is important to pay tribute to the fallen and express our continued support for their families. Well done Bob.

Thank you for sharing these pictures. My husband Paul Kayse is brother to Mary Lou Carter, Mark Carter’s mother. We thank you and all of Gander for remembering our loved ones.

I have visited the town of Gander and hold the town and the Gary Collins family from Hare Bay close to my heart. Thank you for the book Gary. and for visiting the memorial every year.

One of those tragic events when you’ll always remember where you were and what you were doing! It was so quiet around town no sirens so telling. So sad

Thank you Gander for hosting the memorial service. Also thank RJ Bob Smith for all his hard work. The crew members were friends to me. 😢

I have visited this site and it is such a tribute to all those who lost their lives that day. God Bless their families, such a tragedy. They are remembered.

Well done Gander. As one of many military veterans who worked at the crash site your ceremony was well done.

My brother Patrick Reasbeck was on that flight, thank you for remembering.

It was a beautiful ceremony. Thank you.

Thank you for your kind remembrance ❤️

Thanks gander and thanks rj

Thank you for honoring them and never forgetting and thank you R.j. Bob Smith for all you have done

I’m so glad they aren’t forgotten. Thank you.

Thank you for remembering our loved ones. I also hope to visit Gander one day with my family.

Thank you to the town of Gander for your continued love and thoughtfulness.

Thank you Amy Gallo.

FYI Lloyd Payne Debbie Divita Ludeman Allan Horwood Rick Kelly Paddy Simms Calvin Bennie Benoit Randal Underhill Cry Mer Amy Gallo Rob Delaney

FYi Mercedes Stephenson.

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2 days ago

Town of Gander

TRAFFIC ADVISORY:
The Town of Gander is advising motorists that there will be a traffic interruption on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 41 Wilcockson Crescent from approximately 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. to repair the water main. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
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3 days ago

Town of Gander

The Town of Gander is advising the public that a section of Airport Boulevard from Boyd Street to Fraser Road will be closed to traffic on Tuesday, December 12 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. for the Arrow Air Memorial Service.The service will recognize the 32nd Anniversary of the Arrow Air crash and will be held at Gander Heritage Memorial Park at 11 a.m. ... See MoreSee Less

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FYI Debbie Divita Ludeman. Amy Gallo

FYI Randal Underhill

6 days ago

Town of Gander

Heads-up to our local artists that this is the last day we'll be accepting submissions for our 2017 Art Procurement Program! ... See MoreSee Less

Heads-up to our local artists that this is the last day well be accepting submissions for our 2017 Art Procurement Program!
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