Williams, Bruce Reginald, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1585A-Navigator
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1953 - 1967
Major

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Detroit
Last Address
Nha Trang AB

Casualty Date
Apr 26, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Khanh Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Waco Memorial Park - Waco, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18E 099

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Last Updated:
Jul 22, 2015
   
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Major Williams served at Nha Trang AB (previously at Tan Son Nhut AB).

He flew an AC-47 (# 43-48921) which dove into the sea off the coast at Cam Ranh Bay AB following an onboard flare explosion.


Comments/Citation
Notes/Links:

http://www.ac47-gunships.com/ac47_miakia.htm
http://www.specialoperations.net/Spooky.htm
http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19670426-0 http://www.virtualwall.org/dw/WilliamsBR04a.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/

Note: Served with Combat Launch Crew for Atlas-F ICBM with the 550th SMS at Schilling A.F.B., Salina Kansas in 1963 and 64. http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/56147/BRUCE-R-WILLIAMS#sthash.d1S4ZJox.dpuf

   
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