Lovelace, Charles Kennedy, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 8th Bombardment Squadron
Service Years
1957 - 1965
Major

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1935
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Bern
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB

Casualty Date
Jun 22, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 016

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 Unit Assignments
34th Tactical Group8th Bombardment Squadron
  1965-1965, 34th Tactical Group
  1965-1965, 8th Bombardment Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War
  1965-1965 Non-operation sorties/Reconnaissance missions over Laos
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-57 Canberra  
  1964-1965, B-57 Canberra
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Major Lovelace flew a B-57B out of Tan Son Nhut with the 8th Bomb Squadron/13th Bomb Squadron, 34th Tactical Group, 405th Fighter Wing, 13th Air Force. The Canberas were also stationed at Clark AB, and flown rotationally out of Bien Hoa/Tan Son Nhut.

He was lost with his navigator, Major William Cordero, on a night flare mission (pathfinder) over North Vietnam aboard B-57B (#53-3910). Aircraft went down in Laos.
 
   
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