BRIDGES THOMAS C

WOC Thomas C Bridges was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 11/09/1968 at the age of 21.5 from A/C accident
Coloma, MI
Flight Classes 68-21 and 68-35
Date of Birth 04/30/1947
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, John Konek, AAAA MAG DEC 68

More detail on this person: UH-1A crashed shortly after takeoff from Hunt Stage Field at Ft. Rucker with WOC L.L. Breaden.

08 NOV 68 WOC Larry L. Breaden [Student Pilot] and WOC Thomas C. Bridges [Student Pilot] and IP injured in UH-1 crash at Fort Rucker, Alabama at USAAVNS. Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Hunt Stagefield at Ft. Rucker after experiencing an engine failure. IP was in full control of emergency landing until they hit power lines during the flare which flipped the A/C upside down. It then burst into flames.

Burial information: Northshore Memory Gardens, MI

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