McHugo, Donald Lyle, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1585A-Navigator
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1585A, 35th Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1956 - 1968
Major

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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1935
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Spokane
Last Address
Da Nang AB

Casualty Date
Mar 25, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Willamette National Cemetery - Portland, Oregon
Wall/Plot Coordinates
46E 021

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 Unit Assignments
8th Tactical Bomb Squadron35th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1967-1968, 1585A, 8th Tactical Bomb Squadron
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B-57 Canberra  
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Last Known Activity
Major Donald McHugo served with the 8th Bomb Squadron, 35th Tactical Fighter Wing, 7th AIr Force, Danang AB, RVN.  His tour began on 30 August 1967.

He was navigator of a B-57 bomber which crashed while attempting to land at Da Nang. Officials said McHugo ejected from the plane on its final approach, but his parachute failed to open. The plane reportedly had sustained battle damage before attempting the landing.

He left a wife in Portland, Oregon.

 
   
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