Hayden, Neil William, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 310th Air Commando Squadron, Troop Carrier
Service Years
1967 - 1968
First Lieutenant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Phan Rang AB

Casualty Date
May 18, 1969
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lawncrest Memorial Park - Redding, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24W 042

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 Unit Assignments
7th Air Force315th Special Operations Wing310th Air Commando Squadron, Troop Carrier
  1968-1968, 7th Air Force
  1968-1968, 315th Special Operations Wing
  1969-1969, 310th Air Commando Squadron, Troop Carrier
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C-123 Provider  
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 18 May 1969 a C-123K Provider (tail number 54-0639) of the 310th Special Ops Squadron was hit by ground fire while on an airlift sortie near Tanh Linh, 50 miles east of Bien Hoa Airbase. The crew headed toward Bien Hoa and an emergency landing, but the burning aircraft crashed about six miles short of the airfield. The six crewmen were killed:

  • 1stLt Neil W. Hayden, Redding, CA


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