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There's an eerie silence at this place

A short distance off the highway, and you come across this Memorial that holds much sadness for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Calvin R

It was very cool to visit this spot after seeing the recreation on the TV show Mayday. They did a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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4km East of Gander on Route 1, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A short distance off the highway, and you come across this Memorial that holds much sadness for many people. There is a Eerie silence at this place. Which makes it more Erie, when you're there by yourself on a cold wet fall day. With that...More

Thank Calvin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very cool to visit this spot after seeing the recreation on the TV show Mayday. They did a very good job keeping it meaningful and subtle. The sculpture is really impressive and the commentary on site is well done.

Thank JeffreyMarchand
Reviewed 1 week ago

You really do take a moment of silence as you view this place. So proud that this memorial area is available for viewing.

Thank JRGBonavistaS
Reviewed 7 August 2018

On December 12, 1985, 256 individuals lost their lives in the Arrow Air Crash. The 101st Air-borne Division Screaming Eagles (US) left Gander airport on their way home from a peacekeeping mission on the Sinai Peninsula. The plane crashed just minutes later on this very...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Drove all the way from Stephenville, NL, on our way back to St.John’s. We couldn’t find the Silent Witness Memorial Park, because of bad directions on TA, and lack of signage from the highway. Too bad, wed were visiting from Toronto and was looking forward...More

1  Thank Michi N
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This stunning and heartbreaking memorial is dedicated to the 248 American military and 8 crew members whose plane crashed here in this spot just after leaving the Gander airport back on December 11th, 1985. It is a peaceful, moving, serene memorial tucked away but easily...More

1  Thank sardawg
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This memorial commemorates the loss of 248 American service persons and civilian crew members. A poignant reminder which bears "Silent Witness" to the loss of so many lives.

1  Thank Maxsellar
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We had no idea of this airplane disaster that took the lives of the peacekeepers.. The storyboard is informative and the statue a touching tribute to all those who died.

1  Thank funinsun166
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This memorial is so well done and pays tribute to the many who lost their lives that tragic day. The monument itself is so well done but having it located at the actual crash site is very powerful as you see how the airplane cleared...More

1  Thank BruceS1314
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Good place to see and learn the history about the tragic accident happened in Gander. But beware of mosquitos...thousands of them trying to attack you at once...scary!

Thank Harold C
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