Cameron, James Frederick, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 14th Special Operations Wing
Service Years
1955 - 1969
Captain

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St. Simons Island, Georgia
Last Address
Nha Trang AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Sep 13, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery - St. Simons Island, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18W 078

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 Unit Assignments
20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets14th Special Operations Wing
  1969-1969, 20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets
  1969-1969, 14th Special Operations Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY)  
  1969-1969, UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The pilot of this aircraft, Major Mannifred Yates, and the two 20th SOS pilots, Captain Cameron and Captain Norman, were killed when they were shot down by ground fire when their O-2A Skymaster sustained battle damage and crashed on the morning of 13 Sep 69. Captain Cameron was a rotary wing pilot returning from Saigon to Nha Trang AB when the aircraft he was flying in was shot down.
   
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Links/Notes:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&
http://www.nexus.net/~911gfx/USAFHelicopterCrewLosses.pdf (pages 18-19) http://www.vvmf.org//index.cfm?SectionID=110&anClip=190619 (a buddy)
   
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