Merry, Donald Lewis, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 4th Air Commando Squadron
Service Years
1948 - 1968
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pass-a-grill Beach
Last Address
Pass-a-grill Beach

Casualty Date
May 05, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Pleiku (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Royal Palm South Cemetery - St. Petersburg, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
55E 023

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 1967-1968, AC-47 Spooky/Puff
From Year
1967
To Year
1968
   
Personal Memories
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
First flight Dec. 23, 1941
Model Number C-47/R4D
Wingspan 95 feet 6 inches
Wingarea: 987 Sq Ft
Length 63 feet 9 inches
Height 17 feet
Service ceiling 24,000 feet
Normal range 1,600 miles
Maximum range 3,800 miles
Empty Weight: 16,970 lbs
Fully Loaded Weight: 33,000 lbs
Cruise speed 160 mph
Power plant Two 1,200 horsepower Pratt & Whitney R-1830 radial engines
Accommodation Three crew and 6,000 pounds of cargo, or 28 airborne troops, or 14 stretcher patients and three attendants


   
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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2009
   
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