Author Archives: T.L. Heil

60 Anniversary Memorial Observance: Request for Photographs

Good evening: Preparations are well underway for the memorial to be held on February 12 in Everglades National Park. As part of the observance photos of those aboard Flight 705 will be displayed together for the first time. I invite … Continue reading

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60 Anniversary Memorial Observance

Please find details below about the upcoming 60th Anniversary Memorial for those aboard Flight 705. It will be held February 12, 2023 in Everglades National Park. All are welcome.

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The 60th Anniversary of Flight 705: 1963-2023

Greeting to readers of this memorial blog for the crew and passengers of Northwest Orient Flight 705. As many of you know we are approaching the sixtieth anniversary of the flight’s crash in the Florida Everglades. It was my hope … Continue reading

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Monument

from the Latin, monere “A Bringing to Mind” On February 12, 1963, the crash of Northwest Orient flight 705 in the Florida Everglades brought pain and loss to families across the United States. In the ensuing years, memory of the … Continue reading

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February 12, 2021

A cold wintry day here in Washington State. This February 12 marks 58 years since families across the United States lost loved ones in the accident of Flight 705 in the Florida Everglades. The memory of these individuals stretches from … Continue reading

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February 14, 2020

Hello again. Valentines Day. Coming just two days after the crash this must have been so painful for our families 57 years ago. I wanted to invite anyone who cares to, to submit photos of your loved ones that were … Continue reading

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February 12, 2020

“Eventually all things merge into one and a river runs through it. I am haunted by waters.” -Norman McClean A new decade. A new set of numbers to mark this day. 57 years since that February 12. Remembering my Dad … Continue reading

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February 12, 2019

It is a cold snowy morning here this day. Once again, as throughout the year, thoughts turn to our loved ones who left us 56 years ago today: You live on in the hearts of the families and friends you … Continue reading

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Allen Ray Friesen, Second Officer on Flight 705

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Remembering Our Loved Ones . . . 55 Years Ago This Day

February 12, 2018 marks the 55th anniversary of the loss of Flight 705. That day our lives were forever changed. Today we remember family members, friends, and the crew of Flight 705 with love and gratitude for the time we … Continue reading

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