Angstadt, Ralph Harold, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1973, MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1951 - 1966
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
Last Address
DaNang AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Oct 18, 1966
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Tonkin Gulf
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
11E 085

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Cold War Medal


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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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 1965-1966, HU/SU-16 Albatross
From Year
1965
To Year
1966
   
Personal Memories
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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: Mar 14, 2009
   
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  34 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Arendt, James, MSgt, (1956-1976)
  • Campbell, Ernest, MSgt, (1955-1975)
  • Duquette, Paul, A1C, (1960-1965)
  • 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)
  • Kephart, James, A2C, (1961-1965)
  • Leipf, David, A1C, (1961-1965)
  • Loizeaux, Steve, Capt, (1965-1970)
  • Robbins, Lester A, SMSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Tharp, Gary, SSgt, (1966-1970)
  • Torres, Rene, Capt, (1962-1967)
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