Knaggs, John Christopher, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115J-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1964-1964, 1115J, 34th Tactical Group
Service Years
1952 - 1964
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Royal Oak
Last Address
Bien Hoa AB

Casualty Date
Oct 29, 1964
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 070

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1964, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aviator (Senior)
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 Unit Assignments
602nd Fighter Squadron34th Tactical Group
  1964-1964, 1115J, 602nd Fighter Squadron
  1964-1964, 1115J, 34th Tactical Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1964 Vietnam Advisory Campaign (1961-65)
  1964-1964 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1948-1952, United States Military Academy
 My Aircraft/Missiles
A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)  
  1964-1964, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain John Knaggs was killed near Saigon in an air accident flying an A-1E (# 52-132411). He was on his second tour of service in Viet Nam. He was killed, very likely, in the same aircraft as Captain Edward A. Blake.

Notes :
Stationed at Ogden Air Material Center as part of the detachment located at Minot, North Dakota 1963 - 1964. Aassigned to the Parshall, Norht Dakota Minuteman missile installation project during early installation and checkout prior to turnover to the SAC command.
 
   
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