Albanese, John Ernest, Jr., Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
113X0-Flight Engineer
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 56th Air Commando Wing
Service Years
1965 - 1968
Sergeant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Medina
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB

Casualty Date
May 23, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
66E 005

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Sgt. Albanese served out of Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand. His tour began on 29 November 1967.  He was killed in the crash of a CH-3E (#66-13295) while on a resupply airdrop near Khe Sanh. It was lost in a rugged mountainous, jungle covered area when it descended beneath the cloud cover. The wreckage was seen by the escorting A-1E aircraft.

 

   
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