York, Lanny Allen, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1971-1972, 13th Air Force
Service Years
1970 - 1972
First Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB

Casualty Date
Sep 16, 1972
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Memorial Park Cemetery - Muscatine, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W Line 079

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 1971-1972, QU-22 Airborne Relay
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 QU-22 Airborne Relay Details

Aircraft/Missile Information
In 1970 a detachment of the 553rd Reconnaissance Wing (later the 554th Reconnaissance Squadron) known as the "Vampires," conducted the first operational QU-22B flights. During a typical mission, the QU-22B orbited near the Ho Chi Minh Trail, picking up signals from Igloo White acoustic and vibration sensing ground units and relaying them to the Information Surveillance Center (or "Task Force Alpha") at Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base.

Armament: None
Engine: Continental GTSIO-520-G engine of 375 hp
Maximum speed: 204 mph
Endurance: 6 hours manned and 10 hours unmanned
Operating altitude: 30,000 unmanned and below 25,000 ft. with pilot
Span: 39.45 ft. (with tip tanks)
Length: 26.67 ft.
Height: 8.45 ft.
Weight: 4,800 lbs. gross (estimated)

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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2013
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  15 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Bowers, Michael, MSgt, (1971-1995)
  • Busi, Jim, MSgt, (1967-1988)
  • Clagett, Kenneth, Capt, (1971-1976)
  • De Los Reyes, Antonio, SMSgt, (1966-1986)
  • Donnelly, Patrick, Sgt, (1969-1973)
  • Haley Jr, William C., Sgt, (1970-1977)
  • Hauck, Brad, Sgt, (1971-1974)
  • Haynes, Tony, TSgt, (1968-1988)
  • Nelson, David, SSgt, (1969-1975)
  • Ott, Charles, Sgt, (1970-1974)
  • Rogers, Rick, SMSgt, (1965-1992)
  • Smith, Vaughan, MSgt, (1969-1993)
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