In the early morning of March 8, 1973, the Golden Knights suffered a terrible tragedy. Fourteen Golden Knights lost their lives in the crash of their aircraft near Silk Hope, NC.
At left is part of the memorial tribute to this event that can be viewed at Team Headquarters in Fort Bragg, NC. Team HQ offers a museum of memorabilia showcasing the many successes and history of the Team, including a Memorial room. Team HQ is located at:
3-3327 Butner Road
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
To learn more about the C-47 crash, Team mates who gave their lives in the service of their country, Ash Jumps and other memorial tributes, see History > Tributes
Learn more about the early History of the Golden Knights under History
History is a work-in-progress.