The Crew of Buzz One Four


Lost in the 1964 Crash

Robert E. Townley (1921-1964)
Robert L Payne (1922-1964)
Melvin D. Wooten (1936-1964)


Thomas W. McCormick (1921-1997)
Parker W. Peedin (1934-2009)


National Museum of the United States Air Force


National Museum of the Air Force
B-52 Virtual Tour – Pilot/Co-pilot
B-52 Virtual Tour – Radar Navigator
B-52 Virtual Tour – Electronic Warfare Officer
B-52 Virtual Tour – Tail Gunner
B-52 Virtual Tour – Aft Equipment Space


Strategic Air Websites
Note: These websites are privately owned, they are
not affiliated with the United States Air Force, the
Strategic Air Command (SAC) or any other
government agency.


484th Bombardment Wing Strategic-Air-Command
Turner Air Force Base
SAC Aircraft - Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
SAC Nuclear Weapons Arsenal
SAC Photos of Nuclear Bombs


484th Bombardment Wing – Turner AFB - Georgia

Note: Turner AFB was de-activated and sold to the
Miller-Coors Brewing Company in 1979 which has
continued to maintain the following Turner Field
website pages:


Turner Field - Miller Coors Website
Turner Field - Flight Buzz One Four
Turner Field - Bomber Down
Turner Field - B-52

484th Bombardment Wing - Wikipedia


Website Pages about Chrome Dome

The Perils of Chrome Dome - Air Force Magazine
Operation Chrome Dome - Wikipedia

Contact Us

PO Box 20102
Towson, MD 21284-0102

Newspaper and Website Articles - Buzz One Four


B-52 Crash & Garrett County - Baltimore Sun   5-28-1998
B-52 Crash & Maryland - Baltimore Sun   01-13-2007
50th anniversary of B-52 bomber crash remembered WBAL TV 11 01-10-2014
Fox News 01-13-2014

Bomber Down by David Wood (PDF download)

Portfolio of Newspaper Accounts (PDF download)
Cumberland Evening Times Portfolio JANUARY 1964 (PDF)


Website Pages about Buzz One Four


Salisbury Plane Crash
Cumberland MD Bomber Crash, Jan 1964
1964 Savage Mountain B-52 Crash - Wikipedia
Crash of a United States B-52 Bomber
1964 Savage Mountain B-52 Crash Webot
Aviation Safety Network - 13-JAN-1964
A Night to Remember – Mountain Discoveries 2007

Western Maryland Historical Library

Western Maryland Historical Library – Buzz One Four Information


Structural Failures of B-52 Vertical Stabilizers


24 January 1963 - Elephant Mountain, Maine
30 January 1963 - Sangre de Christo Mtns,  New Mexico
10 January 1964 – Northern New Mexico

13 January 1964 Savage Mountain, Maryland (Buzz One Four)


Miscellaneous B-52 Related Websites


Boeing Corporation’s – B-52 Stratofortress page
B-52D Walk-thru - Duxford
ASN - List of B-52 Accident & Combat Losses
Air Force Historical Research Agency - Home
US Air Force Website
US Air Force Website  – Search results for “B-52”
Ejection History - B-52 Stratofortress
Aviation Safety Network - B-52 Losses
B-52 Variants: Models B-52C - B-52F


YouTube Videos

Parker Peedin Interview
B-52 History of the B-52 Stratofortress Bomber
B-52 Vertical Stabilizer Failure on Research Flight


Individual Personal Memorabilia Contributions

Herbert Alexander Collection


Buzz One Four
Buzz One Four Map Brochure



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