For 10th year, Marines, Marana remember crash that killed 19
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Don LaVetter with the Marine Corps League picks weeds growing out of the Osprey crash memorial within the Marana Regional Airport. Ten years ago on April 8, an Osprey crashed at the airport, killing 19 U.S. Marines.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Members of the Marine Corps League and family members clean up the crash site of the 2000 Osprey crash at the Marana Regional Airport. This Saturday, the 10th anniversary memorial service will take place at 10 a.m.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Terry Byron, with the Marine Corps League, cleans off the dust and dirt that collected on the granite plaque listing the 19 Marines who were killed in an Osprey crash 10 years ago.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Terry Byron cleans off the crash-site plaque at the Marana Regional Airport.