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Art, 33, died October 28, 1960, in the crash of a Northwest Orient Airlines DC-4 in flight from Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, killing all 12 aboard. He was returning after a trip to inspect firefighting equipment for the Forest Service. "Art was a specialist on fire equipment for the government, having majored in forestry at Iowa State University." He jumped at Missoula 1948-50.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Jensen, Arthur Walter (Missoula 1948)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1390.