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Those On Board

16-Mar-70

SQUADRON: FLEET AIRBORNE RECONNAISSANCE SQDN ONE (VQ-1)

AIRCRAFT: EC-121M, BuNo 145927, PR-26, "Deep Sea Two Six"

LOCATION: AO, RVN.

LOSS: 23 of 31 who were on board:

Crew Lost:

LCDR  Aiau, Harvey C. K.
AE2 Andrus, Floyd E.
ADR3 Asbeck, Gregory J.
ATN3 Birch, John Macy
AMS2 Bletsch, William P.
ATN3 Case, Thurle E., Jr.
ATN2 Denton, Guy Thomas
ATN3 Hughes, Ben Allen, Jr.
AT1 Marchbank, Larry O.
LCDR Martin, Harry C.
LTJG Masters, James M., Jr.
LT Morningstar, George L.
LT Pearce, Robin A.
LTJG Pressler, Charles E.
ATN3 Purdum, Ralph S.
ADRC Risse, William John
ATR2 Saukaitis, Joseph S.
ADR2 Scruggs, Stuart J.
ATN2 Schaefer, John S.
ATN2 Searby, Barry M.
ADR1 Simmons, Arthur "D"
LTJG Souzon, Jean P.
ADR1 Wilson, Donald W.

Those Injured:

CPO  Robert K. Ishler  ATCS Retired
LT Delivan (Del) Young
ATR2 Don Holder
LTJG Val S. Watkins
ADR2 Hugh G. Shannon
AEAN Charles M. Bingham
ADR2  Stephen E. Westacott
AE2  Dean A. Merrill
 

USAF

Two U.S. Air Force personnel on the ground were also injured:

SGT William J. Yucha 366th MMS AB RVN
SGT Roger J. Hayes 366th MMS AB RVN