Jeff Pomerleau, police chief of Greenville, Maine, views a monument next to the wreckage of a B-52 bomber on Elephant Mountain near Greenville. The plane's 40-foot-tall vertical stabilizer snapped off during a training flight Jan. 24, 1963. Seven of the nine crew members aboard the plane died in the crash. AP photo
Jerry Adler displays an altimeter taken from the wreckage of the B-52 he was flying that crashed on a training flight in Maine 50 years ago. AP photo
Air Force Capt. Jerry Adler is pictured in February 1964. AP photo
Jerry Adler, 81, shows off newspaper clippings about the crash of a B-52 bomber 50 years ago in Maine. Adler and one other crew member survived the crash. AP photo
Jerry Adler, a longtime Davis resident and former City Council member, points out features on a model of a B-52 bomber. Adler was the navigator of a B-52 and was one of two who survived the crash of the aircraft in Maine 50 years ago. He had to wait 20 hours for rescue, then spent 14 months in the hospital. AP photo

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