Name: CPT Albert Sandoval
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/24/1964 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 32.1
Date of Birth: 07/01/1932
Unit: AIR AMERICA
Prior Unit: TEAM ALPHA ONE
Short Summary: Crashed in a Helio Courier on take-off from Pakse.
Primary cause: NEED DETAILS
Additional information about this casualty:
Crashed after take-off from Pakse (L-11), Laos, on 24 August 64, when piloted by Albert Sandoval, who was killed in the accident; the aircraft had climbed to approximately 400 feet at which point a slight nose up and down motion was observed; the aircraft then started a left turn descending and went approximately 380 degrees before hitting the ground. From Sid Nanson
Dual rated. Did three West PAC cruises with U.S. Navy. Flight school in Corpus Cristi, TX 1953-54. Buried Rosecrass Cemetary.
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