Ammon, Glendon Lee, Col Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115E-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Last Unit
1966-1966, 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Dragons
Service Years
1954 - 1966
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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1932
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Muncie
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB

Casualty Date
Sep 21, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North
Conflict
Wars and Conflicts/Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
10E 126

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 1965-1966, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
From Year
1965
To Year
1966
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Republic F-105D Thunderchief
Length 64.24 ft | 19.58 m
Width 34.94 ft | 10.65 m
Height 19.59 ft | 5.97 m
Engine(s) 1 x Pratt & Whitney J75-P-19W turbojet engine generating 24,500lbs of thrust with afterburn capability.
Empty Weight 27,500 lbs | 12,474 kg
MTOW 52,838 lbs | 23,967 kg
Max Speed 1,390 mph | 2,237 km/h | 1,208 kts
Max Range 920 miles | 1,480 km
Ceiling 41,207 ft | 12,560 m | 7.8 miles
Climb Rate 34,400 ft/min (10,485 m/min)
Hardpoints 4
Armament 1 x 20mm cannon

Internal bomb load capacity of up to 8,000lbs (3,629 kg) with an overall capacity of 12,000lbs (5,442 kg) of munitions (with the inclusion of the external hardpoints).

Mission-specific armament can include AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles, mine dispensers, air-to-surface missiles, rocket pods, fuel tanks, nuclear-tipped weapons and conventional dumb bombs.
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* YF-105A - Initial prototypes of which two produced; Pratt & Whitney J57-P-25 turbojet.
* YF-105B - Second prototype of which four produced; J75-P-3 powerplant.
* F-105 - Base model designation
* F-105B - First production rate model
* F-105D - All-Weather Attack Variant
* F-105F - Final production designation; Two-seat conversion trainer model.
* EF-105F - Wild Weasel conversion with special radar detection equipment and anti-radar air-to-surface missiles.
* F-105G - Later designation of same EF-105F Wild Weasel Variant.


   
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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2009
   
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