Baker, Robert Lee, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1585A-Navigator
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 1585A, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing
Service Years
1956 - 1970
Major

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Home State
Maine
Maine
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
East Lebanon
Last Address
East Lebanon

Casualty Date
Nov 27, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Khanh Hoa
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oakdale Cemetery - Sanford, Maine
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 085

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 Unit Assignments
19th Airlift Squadron315th Tactical Airlift Wing
  1970-1970, 1585A, 19th Airlift Squadron
  1970-1970, 1585A, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War
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C-123 Provider  
  1970-1970, C-123 Provider
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  May 31, 2017, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Major Baker flew aboard the C-123K (55-4574) with a loss of 6 crew and 73 ARVN passengers that crashed during poor weather. The C-123 was en route from Tan Son Nhut AB to Nha Trang AB when it struck trees on a ridge at an elevation of 4600 feet, some 500 feet below the top. The wreckage was found nine days after the accident.

There is a memorial marker in Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford, York County, Maine, Plot: 1272.
   
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