Newberry, Grayson Henry, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing
Service Years
1965 - 1970
Staff Sergeant

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by TSgt Michael Ceballos (CB) to remember Newberry, Grayson Henry, SSgt.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Macon, Georgia
Last Address
Phan Rang AB

Casualty Date
Nov 29, 1970
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Ninh Thuan (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Andersonville National Cemetery - Andersonville, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 094

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 Unit Assignments
310th Tactical Airlift Squadron315th Tactical Airlift Wing
  1970-1970, 310th Tactical Airlift Squadron
  1970-1970, 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
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SSgt. Grayson "Bill"  Newberry served with the 310th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing, 7th Air Force. His tour began on 14 September 1970.

On 29 November 1970, he was a crewman aboard a C-123K, (#54-0649), Flight "Bookie 540", on a routine milk run (passenger) mission from Phan Rang to Cam Rahn Bay crashed into a Mountain Ridge 14 Miles outside Cam Rahn Bay. On board that aircraft were 44 people, 32 U.S. Military and 12 South Vietnamese. The crash site was located a week later on December 5th by U.S. Army Rangers and South Vietnamese Rangers. There were only two survivors

Note: Gravesite also listed at Newberry Cemetery,  Clintwood, Dickenson Count,y Virginia.
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