EVENTS: Siouxland reflects 25 years later on when United Flight 232 crash-landed at the Sioux Gateway Airport
File photo of Spencer Bailey being carried by Lt. Colonel Dennis Nelson after the United Flight 232 crash.
The Siouxland Response Three days designed to reflect on when United Flight 232 DC10 crash-landed at Sioux Gateway Airport, to learn from the way Siouxlanders responded, and to honor those lost.
All events are free and open to the public.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Completed by 6:00 p.m. Emergency Responder Units from the Tri-State Area have an open invitation to park along Pierce St. Between 5th & 6th Streets in front of the Orpheum Theatre
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. What Happened, What We’ve Learned, and What Has Changed Held at the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre Led by Jim Wharton with United Airlines Captain Al Haynes, Jan Brown, Bob Hamilton, Gary Brown, Sr. Margaret Wick, Col. Dennis Swanstrom, Dr. David Greco and Dr. Larry Foster Honoring responders and families Recognize new volunteer efforts
PROGRAM INCLUDES: Color Guard, United Airlines Flight 232 Capt. Al Haynes & Crew, Flight 232 Survivor Jerry Schemmel, Special Music by Kevin Keane, Bagpipe by Sioux City Police Sgt. Mike Manthorne, Woodbury County Supervisor George Boykin, Sioux City Mayor Bob Scott, Governor Terry Branstad Reading names of the 112 lost in the crash Wreath Laying & Benediction in New Outdoor Garden
Sunday, July 20, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Remembrance Service Held at the Anderson Dance Pavilion Led by Pastor Darrin Vick of Morningside Lutheran Church, sermon by Rev. Greg Clapper, Readings by Father Marvin Boes Concluding at the Flight 232 Memorial with Artist Dale Lamphere