Coy, James Anthony, A1C

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Last Rank
Airman 1st Class
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
11450 -Load Master Technician
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 315th Air Commando Group, Troop Carrier
Service Years
1963 - 1965
Airman 1st Class

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB/Nha Trang AB, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Jun 11, 1965
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Pleiku (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 007, Cemetery Unknown

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
310th Air Commando Squadron, Troop Carrier315th Air Commando Group, Troop Carrier
  1965-1965, 310th Air Commando Squadron, Troop Carrier
  1965-1965, 315th Air Commando Group, Troop Carrier
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
C-123 Provider  
  2003-2003, C-123 Provider
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 11, 2014, Other/Link(s)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A1C James Coy was the loadmaster aboard a C-123B (tail number 56-4379 ) that crashed while attemping a resupply drop in marginal weather south of Pleiku on 11 June 1965.  Nine men were lost in this incident. 
The location of his remains is unknown.

Aircrew, 310th Air Commando Squadron:
Major Samuel J. Ganci
Capt Alvin J. Dimond
Capt Terrence R. Titus
SSgt Paul G. Dawson
SSgt Merle E. Estes
SSgt Norman C. Williams
A1C James A. Coy

Dropmasters, HQ Company, 5th Special Forces Group:
SSG Jesse H. Lawson
SP5 Milo B. Stibbins
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