Richardson, Robert Brooks, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 6250th Combat Support Group
Service Years
1952 - 1968
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Torrance, CA
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Oct 21, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Darlac (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mountain View Cemetery - San Bernardino, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40W 014/ Lawn S Space 1194

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 Unit Assignments
Support UnitsCombat Support Units
  1967-1968, 6250th Support Squadron
  1967-1968, 6250th Combat Support Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1948-1952, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 21 October 1968, he was aboard a C-47 (#45-0934) from the 460th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing out of Tan Son Nhut AB. The aircraft crashed 20 miles south of Ban Me Thuot en route to Danang AB, with final destination an R and R to Hong Kong. Apparently, While flying near Ban Me Thuot, the number two engine failed. The crew were not able to feather the prop and attempted to reach Ban Me Thuot. The airplane struck terrain in poor weather.
   
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