AAIR checked with the Redwood Empire Aviation Historical Society which provided newspaper articles that helped to determine the date of the crash. We used the date to look up the crash report which collaborated with eye witness statements we had gathered from the landowner.

A letter to the editor of Warren Olsen's hometown paper brought a contact from his brother, Donald Olsen who was stationed in Panama at the time of the crash. Donald Olsen was very helpful in providing background information and photographs of Warren.

Warren Olsen shortly after being married. Warren Olsen during basic training Warren Olsen as an Air Cadet


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