WOC William R Craycraft was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 07/02/1970 at the age of 19.6 from A/C accident
Ft. Wolters, TX
Date of Birth 11/30/1950
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by John Halvorson, John Konek, Bill Greenhalgh, TAGCEN Casualty db

More detail on this person: TH-55A crashed w/WOC Berkey. Bill was TAC with 1ST WOC and sent belongings to his uncle in D.C. His father was on 0-6, branch unknown. Reported hearing unusual engine sounds and then observed the aircraft to enter a slight nose low attitude and descend near vertical to ground impact in a wooded area.

Investigation revealed that the engine was not running and the main rotor RPM was 100 or below at the time of ground contact. Reason for engine stoppage remained undetermined.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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