Davies, Joseph Edwin, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1968, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
Service Years
1962 - 1968
Major

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Alexandria, VA
Last Address
Ubon RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
May 19, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
63E 008

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 Unit Assignments
497th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Night Owls8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
  1966-1968, 497th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Night Owls
  1966-1968, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing - Wolf Pack
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-4 Phantom  
  1966-1968, F-4 Phantom
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

On 19 May 1968, then Capt. Joseph "Joe" Davies, pilot; and 1st Lt Glenn McCubbin, co-pilot; comprised the crew of an F4D, call sign "Blackjack 01," that was the lead aircraft in a flight of two conducting a night armed reconnaissance mission over Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, North Vietnam. The briefed flight route was from Ubon Airbase to the mission area and back to Ubon. Weather conditions included a clear sky with visibility of 6 miles and Karsts at 4,000 feet.

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