Anderson, Robert William, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 463rd Tactical Airlift Wing
Service Years
1953 - 1967
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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, Illinois
Last Address
Tan Son Nhut AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Oct 08, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Omaha, Nebraska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
27E 067

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 1967-1967, C-130 Hercules
From Year
1967
To Year
1967
   
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 C-130 Hercules Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
The C-130 series began as a 1951 requirement for a military transport with Short Take-Off and Landing capabilities. The series was born as the YC-130 and performed well in the latter part of 1954 with its Allison three-bladed turboprop engines. With successes encountered throughout the war in Vietnam and furthermore in peacetime, the C-130 Hercules spawned a plethora of variants that would include special forces insertion, arctic patrol, meteorological research, communications, close-support and modernized variants of the base transport.

Model Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Length 97.77 ft | 29.80 m
Width 132.55 ft | 40.40 m
Height 37.40 ft | 11.40 m
Engine(s) 4 x Allison T56-A-15LFE turboprop engines generating 4,508hp each.
Empty Weight 76,505 lbs | 34,702 kg
MTOW 175,003 lbs | 79,380 kg
Max Speed 386 mph | 621 km/h | 335 kts
Max Range 2,237 miles | 3,600 km
Ceiling 33,005 ft | 10,060 m | 6.3 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 0
Armament None. Internal payload of up to 42,637lbs of supplies, personnel and vehicles.
Accommodations 4 + 92
Operators Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States of America among others (about 60 in all).

   
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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2009
   
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