Silent Witnesses Memorial


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Silent Witnesses Memorial

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Silent Witnesses Memorial is the crash site of the Arrow Air flight which departed Cairo, Egypt for Fort Campbell, Kentucky, USA via Cologne Germany and Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. On December 11, 1985 the airline crashed with 8 crew members and 248 passengers just outside of Gander. All the passengers were members of the 101st Airborne Division (United States Army). This statue on site is of an unarmed soldier standing on a rock holding the hands of a small boy and a girl. Each child is holding an olive branch, which symbolizes the peace keeping mission of the 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles" while they were on the Sinai Peninsula.

What are the Top Things To Do, Activities, and Adventures enjoyed at the Silent Witnesses Memorial?

Silent Witnesses Memorial adventures, and activities most enjoyed includes sightseeing and giving thanx.    

Why Silent Witnesses Memorial near Gander, NFLD?

Because it marks a sad day in Canadian history when the peace keeping mission of the 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles" came to an abrupt and painful end. Today, gander and Canada remembers and thanx these men and women for their peace keeping services. It is a beautiful monument. 

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From downtown Gander, Newfoundland, Canada it is a 7.2 kilometre (9 minute) drive south on Highway #1, then right on Silent Witnesses Memorial Rd to the Silent Witnesses Memorial site.
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