Ric Gillespie, executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, presents a special plaque to former Patterson resident Betty Brown for writing down words she claims she heard the pilot say while tuning into her family's short-wave radio in 1937.--Photo by Jonathan Partridge/Patterson Irrigator
Ric Gillespie, executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, presents a special plaque to former Patterson resident Betty Brown for writing down words she claims she heard the pilot say while tuning into her family's short-wave radio in 1937.--Photo by Jonathan Partridge/Patterson Irrigator
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