1LT Clarence L Cossey was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/03/1970 at the age of 23.1 from A/C accident
Sulphur Rock, AR
Date of Birth 08/01/1947
Served in the U.S. Army
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More detail on this person: 2 Bodies Recovered FT LEWIS, Wash. (AP) - Bodies of two men were recovered from the wreckage of an Army surveillance plane Monday which crashed last week on a mud flat near Grays Harbor while on a training flight. The crewmen were identified as Capt. Raymond E. McBride, 30, Rawlins, Wyo., the pilot, and 1st Lt. Clarence L. Cossey, 23, whose parents live in Sulphur Rock, Ark. The plane had been missing since it left Gray Field here Thursday. An Army spokesman said water and fog had prevented searchers from finding the wreckage earlier. He said high tide covers the site. 03 SEP 70 CPT Raymond E. McBride [P] 1LT Clarence L. Cossey [OB] Washington 184 MI OV-1C #67-18928 A/C crashed on a mud flat near Grays Harbor while on a surveillance training flight. Recovered 5 days later due to tide and wx conditions.

Burial information: Lees Chapel Cemetery, Moorefield, AR

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