|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1929|
Val Verde County
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1967, Vietnam|
In loving memory of... Thomas Dewey Moore, Jr.
You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in those who knew you. You will live on because we remember you!
THOMAS DEWEY MOORE - Air Force - MAJ - O4
Date of Birth Jul 4, 1929-Born in Del Rio, Tx.
From: DEL RIO, TX
County of Record:VAL VERDE COUNTY
Marital Status: Married to Barbara E. Moore. Daughter, Barbara Moore. Son's, Thomas D. Moore III and Scott P. Moore, all of Colorado Springs, Colo. Parents: Father, Thomas D. Moore, Sr. of Del Rio, Texas and Mother, Rachel L. Moore also of Del Rio, Texas.
MAJ - O4 - Air Force - Regular
Length of service 14 years
His tour began on Sep 29, 1967
Casualty was on Nov 30, 1967
In BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
Panel 31E - Line 14
Other Personnel In Incident: The four crew and 22 passengers, including two US civilians, were killed in the accident.
Maj Thomas Dewey Moore (KIA)
Maj William Jerome Clark (KIA)
SSgt Arturo Delgado-Marin (KIA)
SSgt Stanley Joseph Yurewicz (KIA)
22 passengers (KIA)
A C-7B Caribou (tail number 62-4175) crashed during a routine air transport flight in South Vietnam. As the aircraft approached Qui Nhon the pilot was advised that the weather at the airfield had fallen below safety minimal.
He replied that he would proceed to Nha Trang where the weather was better but the aircraft hit a mountain at 1,850 feet about five miles south of Qui Nhon. The weather at the time consisted of low cloud and rain that reduced visibility to about two miles.
The four crew and 22 passengers, including two US civilians, were killed in the accident.
Five of these were medical personnel died in the crash: These medical personnel had been temporarily assigned to a Pleiku hospital and were returning to Qui Nhon.
Capt Eleanor G. Alexander, 85th Evac Hosp
1st Lt Jerome E. Olmsted, 85th Evac Hosp
1st Lt Hedwig D. Orlowski, 67th Evac Hosp
1st Lt Kenneth R. Shoemaker, 55th Medical Group
SP5 Phillip A. Ogas, 85th Evac Hosp
Major Moore was buried in the United States Air Force Academy Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, in Plot: 003 E 009.
Thomas D Moore (1898 - 1981)
Rachel L Moore (1899 - 1990)
United States Air Force Academy Cemetery
El Paso County
Plot: 003 E 009
Maintained by: Eddieb
Originally Created by: HEE
Record added: Feb 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17921897