Hendrickson, Alan Eugene, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1957 - 1967
Captain

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1935
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Arcata
Last Address
Arcata

Casualty Date
Aug 03, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 073

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 Unit Assignments
459th Tactical Airlift Squadron483rd Tactical Airlift Wing7th Air Force
  1966-1967, 459th Tactical Airlift Squadron
  1966-1967, 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing
  1966-1967, 7th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War1
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-7 Caribou  
  1967-1967, C-7 Caribou
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Alan Hendrickson was one of three airmen who were killed by friendly fire incident on 3 August. As their aircraft, a C-7B (# 62-4161), approached the Duc Pho Special Forces camp, about 20 miles south of Quang Ngai, it flew into the line of fire of a US Army 155mm howitzer and the shell blew off its entire rear fuselage and tail section.

Those lost:
Capt Alan Eugene Hendrickson (KIA)
Capt John Dudley Wiley (KIA)
TSgt Zane Aubry Carter (KIA)
   
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