Former squadron commander revisited the Airmen's Memorial in Harlem
December 29, 2021
Darwin Zellmer, of Harlem, recently shared a letter from William McKinney, Col. USAF (Ret). McKinney, and his wife, Jill, visited the Airmen's Memorial in Harlem last fall on the way from their home in Florida to Glacier Park. Part of the trip was to fulfill a promise the retired colonel made to his wife to let her see and experience the memorial to the 13 Air Force crew members who died in an air crash north of Harlem.
McKinney was the squadron commander of 11 of the 13 crewmembers killed when two C-141 cargo jets collided and crashed on the night of November 30, 1992 during a training exe...