Gunster, David James, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115J-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1943 - 1968
Major

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ridgewood
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
George Washington Memorial Park - Paramus, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
59W 003

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 1960-1968, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
From Year
1960
To Year
1968
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 B-52 Stratofortress (Buff) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-52H Stratofortress
Length 160.89 ft | 49.04 m
Width 185.10 ft | 56.42 m
Height 40.68 ft | 12.40 m
Engine(s) 8 x Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-3 turbofan engines generating 17,000lbs of standard thrust each.
Empty Weight 172,743 lbs | 78,355 kg
MTOW 487,993 lbs | 221,350 kg
Max Speed 595 mph | 958 km/h | 517 kts
Max Range 10,000 miles | 16,093 km
Ceiling 54,954 ft | 16,750 m | 10.4 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 2
Armament Mission-specific armament can include any of the following:

20 x AGM-86B ALCM cruise missiles (internal)
20 x AGM-129 cruise missiles (internal)
2 x AGM-86B ALCMs cruise missile (external)
2 x AGM-129 cruise missiles (external)
Free Fall Nuclear Bombs
12 x AGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missiles
12 x AGM-142A air-to-surface missiles
AGM-86C CALCM cruise missiles
JDAMs

Up to 51,570lbs (340kg) class bombs or mines
Accommodations 6
Operators United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2009
   
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