Adams, Steven Harold, A2C

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Last Rank
Airman 2nd Class
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
92350-Pararescue/Recovery Specialist
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew Protection
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 92350, 3rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group
Service Years
1965 - 1966
Airman 2nd Class

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Spencer, Iowa
Last Address
Naha AB, Okinawa/Danang AB, Vietnam

Casualty Date
Oct 18, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
11E 085

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Pararescuer


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 1966-1966, HU/SU-16 Albatross
From Year
1966
To Year
1966
   
Personal Memories
HU-16 Albatross call sign "Crown Bravo" (serial 51-7145)
   
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 HU/SU-16 Albatross Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: two, pilot and co-pilot
* Capacity: up to 30 passengers
* Length: 62 ft 10 in (19.16 m)
* Wingspan: 80 ft 0 in (24.4 m)
* Height: 25 ft 10 in (7.8m)
* Wing area: 883 ft (82 m)
* Empty weight: 20,000 lb ()
* Max takeoff weight: 33,000 lb (15,000 kg)
* Powerplant:
o 2 or 4 15KS1000 rocket, 1,000 lbf () each
o 2 Wright R-1820-76 Cyclone 9 radial engine, 1,425 hp (1,063 kW) each
* *Fuel Capacity :1,075 gal plus 2-300 US gal drop tanks (4,000 L plus 1,100 L drop tanks)

Performance

* Maximum speed: 205 knots (236 mph, 380 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 130 knots (150 mph, 241 km/h)
* Range: 2,477 nm (2,850 mi, 4,587 km)
* Service ceiling 21,500 ft (6,553 m)
* Additional lift utilizing two or four RATO 15KS1000 units with 15 seconds of solid propellant.

   
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2009
   
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  29 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Arendt, James, MSgt, (1956-1976)
  • Campbell, Ernest, MSgt, (1955-1975)
  • Fletcher, Richard, MSgt, (1963-1983)
  • Galloway, Benjamin, MSgt, (1965-1986)
  • Green, Clayton, Sgt, (1962-1972)
  • Hill, John, A2C, (1962-1966)
  • Hillyard, Jack, TSgt, (1954-1974)
  • Hollenback, Edward, TSgt, (1957-1979)
  • [Name Withheld], (1958-1976)
  • Jones, Jack, MSgt, (1966-1986)
  • Kammer, Ray, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Loizeaux, Steve, Capt, (1965-1970)
  • Robbins, Lester A, SMSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Tharp, Gary, SSgt, (1966-1970)
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