Adams, Hughie Darell, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1225-Pilot, Tactical Bomber
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1963-1964, 1st Air Commando Squadron
Service Years
1941 - 1964
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Houston
Last Address
Bien Hoa AB

Casualty Date
Jan 07, 1964
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Alexander Cemetery - DeWitt, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 040

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 1964-1964, B-26 Marauder
From Year
1964
To Year
1964
   
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 B-26 Marauder Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Martin B-26 Marauder
Length 58.23 ft | 17.75 m
Width 64.99 ft | 19.81 m
Height 19.82 ft | 6.04 m
Engine(s) 2 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-41 Double-Wasp air-cooled radial-piston engines generating 2,000hp each.
Empty Weight 22,381 lbs | 10,152 kg
MTOW 34,200 lbs | 15,513 kg
Max Speed 282 mph | 454 km/h | 245 kts
Max Range 675 miles | 1,086 km
Ceiling 23,507 ft | 7,165 m | 4.5 miles
Climb Rate 1,250 ft/min (381 m/min)
Hardpoints 1
Armament 1 x 7.7mm machine gun OR 1 x 12.7mm machine gun in nose.
1 x 7.7mm machine gun in ventral position OR 2 x 12.7mm machine guns in side fuselage position.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail position

Internal Bombload Capacity of up to 5,200lbs (2,359kg).
Accommodations 7
Operators France (Free French Air Force), South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

   
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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2014
   
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  13 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Cordero, Tony
  • Harrison, John, A2C
  • Herr, Marcia
  • Kniss, George, A1C, (1961-1965)
  • Mack, Henry, A2C
  • Salinas, Edward, TSgt, (1964-1994)
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