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Weekly 150: The C-119 Crash

Lt. Jenkins’ Ill-fated Hubris

By Jason Martin
Posted 6/21/22

During the bicentennial celebration in Huntingdon, the story of a Korean War-era military plane crash came to my attention. The Colonial Tea Room displayed a piece of the wreckage that had landed on its roof from the 1954 incident. This week, I am sharing what I have put together of the story, and I’d like to thank Sam McGowan for his compilation of research on the crash.

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