Anderson, Rudolph, Jr., Maj

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1331-Pilot, Strategic Reconnaissance
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1962-1962, 1331, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Service Years
1951 - 1962
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cuban Missile Crisis
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Spartansburg
Last Address
McCoy AFB, FL

Casualty Date
Oct 27, 1962
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Cuba
Conflict
Cold War Incident - Korean Air Lines Flight 007
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery Memorial Park - Greenville, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 1955-1962, U-2 Dragon Lady
From Year
1955
To Year
1962
   
Personal Memories
http://www.clemson.edu/about/military/twelfthday/growingup.html
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
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Model Lockheed Martin U-2S
Length 62.99 ft | 19.20 m
Width 104.99 ft | 32.00 m
Height 15.75 ft | 4.80 m
Engine(s) 1 x General Electric F118-101 engine delivering 17,000lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 14,991 lbs | 6,800 kg
MTOW 41,006 lbs | 18,600 kg
Max Speed 475 mph | 764 km/h | 413 kts
Max Range 7,000 miles | 11,265 km
Ceiling 69,593 ft | 21,212 m | 13.2 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 2
Armament None.
Accommodations 1

   
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