Strout, Roger Henry, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1053A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1966 - 1968
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Somerville
Last Address
Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Dec 17, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tin
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Puritan Lawn Memorial Park - Peabody, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
36W 038

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 Unit Assignments
3575th Pilot Training Wing311th Special Operations Squadron315th Air Commando Wing7th Air Force
  1967-1968, 0006, 3575th Pilot Training Wing
  1968-1968, 311th Special Operations Squadron
  1968-1968, 315th Air Commando Wing
  1968-1968, 7th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
T-38 Talon  C-123 Provider  
  1967-1968, T-38 Talon
  1968-1968, C-123 Provider
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Strout was a pilot of a C-123K (#54-0708) that crashed after taking off from Phan Rang. The crash was attributed to a fuel transfer problem.  Crew of 3 and 11 American passengers killed.  44 crew and passengers listed.
 
   
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http://www.afhra.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=10652 (states that there were 44 crew and passengers of which 14 died).

 
   
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