Zook, Harold Jacob, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1051B-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1979, MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1963 - 1966
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Holland, Pennsylvania
Last Address
Clark AB, Philippines/Da Nang AB, RVN

Casualty Date
May 31, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
New Holland United Methodist Cemetery - New Holland, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 130

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 Unit Assignments
61st Troop Carrier SquadronTroop Carrier UnitsUS Air Force
  1966-1966, 1051B, 61st Troop Carrier Squadron
  1966-1966, 64th Transport Group
  1966-1979, MIA Vietnam
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War
  1966-1966 Various Air Missions over North Vietnam
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-130 Hercules  
  1965-1966, C-130 Hercules
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On May 31, 1966, he was the co-pilot of a Lockheed Hercules Transport (C-130E) with a mission of placing a floating bomb on the Song Ma River that would detonate as it passed under the Ham Ron Bridge in North Vietnam. As the bombing run was being made, the aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed. His remains were recovered on April 10, 1986 and identified on October 22, 1986. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
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