Final Flight: The Mystery of a WW II Plane Crash and the Frozen Airmen in the High Sierra

Final Flight: The Mystery of a WW II Plane Crash and the Frozen Airmen in the High Sierra

Peter Stekel


In October 2005, mountaineers mountaineering above Mendel Glacier within the excessive Sierra locate the mummified continues to be of a guy in a WW II uniform, entombed within the ice. The "Frozen Airman" discovery creates a media hurricane which attracts writer Peter Stekel to enquire and bump into the case of a navigation education flight team lacking due to the fact that 1942. Early makes an attempt at restoration are thwarted as a result of empty graves, botched files, undesirable climate, undesirable good fortune, and undesirable timing. Then, in 2007, Stekel himself discovers a moment physique within the glacier.

Through meticulous learn, interviews, and his personal hiking journeys to the positioning, Stekel uncovers the identities of those 4 younger males. Final Flight explores the tale of the ill-fated flight and the incorrect information surrounding it for over 60 years. The e-book is a gripping account that is half secret, half historical past, and a private quest to discover the reality of the occasions that happened on November 18, 1942. within the method, Stekel rewrites the younger aviators' final days and takes us on their ultimate flight.

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