Colasuonno, Vincent, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1952 - 1969
Major

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York City
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Feb 12, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Thailand
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32W 019

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 Unit Assignments
23rd Tactical Fighter Wing34th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Rams388th Tactical Fighter Wing333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron
355th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1968-1968, 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing
  1968-1968, 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Rams
  1968-1969, 388th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1968-1969, 333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron
  1968-1969, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Non-operation sorties/Reconnaissance missions over Laos
  1968-1969 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)  
  1968-1969, F-105 Thunderchief (Thud)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was flying an F-105D (S/n 60-0417) that sustained combat damage in operations over Laos. Back over Thailand, he had to bail out at high speed and was badly hurt in the ejection and/or landing. He was rescued but died of his injuries on the way to hospital.
He is buried in Section 10 Site 10631-B in Arlington.

 
   
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