Duffin, Rey Lamar, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1953 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Utah
Utah
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tooele
Last Address
Takhli RTAFB

Casualty Date
Nov 17, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Thailand
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Tooele City Cemetery - Tooele, Utah
Wall/Plot Coordinates
30E 008

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
41st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron355th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1966-1967, 41st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron
  1966-1967, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
EB-66 Destroyer  
  1966-1967, EB-66 Destroyer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

When the number two engine of EB-66C shortly after departure from Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, the pilot, Major Max Nichols, attempted to return to base. While the aircraft was on short final it settled rapidly into rough ground about 1200 feet short of the runway, slid for a distance, caught fire, and exploded. Only two of the seven men aboard were able to escape the burning aircraft.


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