WOC Barry Lane Cowles was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 04/28/1971 at the age of 20.8 from A/C accident
Ft. Rucker, AL
Flight Class 71-11
Date of Birth 07/19/1950
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by John Halvorsen, John Konek, TAGCEN Casualty database

More detail on this person: UH-1B hit pine tree during night training exercise (TAC X) crashed inverted and burned with WOC F.R. Williams.

Barry was doing an airshow with his fellow pilots for the wives just before going to nam. He incurred Electrical falure and lost all instruments and lights. There was a heavy ground fog and he and his partner were not able to see the ground and hit the tree. You can verify this information will Bill McBride his best friend and fellow pilot.

From: April Cowles Pendergrass

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