Name: CPT William Craig Nystul
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 04/29/1975 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 29.3
Date of Birth: 01/04/1946
Home City: Coronodo, CA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Prior Unit: USS HANCOCK
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 01W-124
Short Summary: Crashed into the South China Sea while making a landing approach to the USS Hancock after night SAR mission during Op Frequent Wind.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 154042
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: SVN-BNR-OW
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO CA (IMO)
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