Abernathy, Robert Lloyd, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 13th Air Force
Service Years
1949 - 1965
Major

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fredrickstown
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 17, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Ninh Thuan (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Englewood Cemetery - Clinton, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04E 019

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 1965-1965, AC-47 Spooky/Puff
From Year
1965
To Year
1965
   
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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, 2011
   
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  • Davis, James, SMSgt, (1961-1988)
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  • Wilson, Richard, SSgt, (1962-1975)
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