Pacific Stars and Stripes information
for 37 ARRS

For date 680117


37 ARRS was a US Air Force unit
Primary service involved, US Air Force
Quang Nam Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Da Nang
Description: The following is an edited version of an article titled "Barely Time To Get Wet." Da Nang (OI) - Air Force CPT Harold E. Forman, 35, Magnolia, Miss., a member of the 357th Tactical Fighter Sq., was forced to eject from his F105 Thunderchief recently off the North Vietnam coast. Within ten minutes after plunging into the South China Sea, Forman was being lifted by rescue hoist into a Jolly Green Giant helicopter. MAJ Arthur J. Anderson, 36, of Price, Utah, was the pilot of the Da Nang based 37th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Sq. copter that rescued him. SGT Angus V. McDougal, 23, of Arlington Heights, Ill., lowered the rescue sling to Forman and within two minute had him in the aircraft and on his way to Da Nang.
Comments: CPT Forman, Harold E.; jet pilot; ; MAJ Anderson, Arthur J.; 37th ARRS pilot; ; SGT McDougal, Angus V.; 37th ARRS; ;

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