The site of a U.S. Air Force B-36 bomber crash 13 February 1950, described as the worlds first "Broken Arrow" incident. Wreckage located in 1953; USAF Crash Site Investigation Report 1954. The Convair B-36 bomber held a Mark IV "Fat Man" atomic bomb, but according to the USAF did not contain the plutonium core necessary for detonation. See excerpt from BC Aviator magazine, Vol. 3 No. 2, Oct/Nov 1993, also Environmental Impact Study, photographs of the crash site & wreckage, etc <> The incident is the subject of a documentary film called "Lost Nuke" that was aired on the Discovery channel in November 2004.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office