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Roderick C. Gress

C-130 Plane Crash
AD Spain


Entered Into Eternal Rest
Tuesday, February 28, 1984

On 28 February 1984 Capt. Roderick Gress was fatally wounded along with Eddy Clark, Larry Rainey, Jonathon Goerling, Victor Valle, Emilio Martinez, and Steven Rayy during a parachute training mission when a U.S. Air Force C-130 transport plane while attempting an emergency landing, crashed into a snow swept mountain in Spain about two miles northwest of the village of Borja. All Rights Reserved.