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CPO Thomas Ray "Tommy" Sanders
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1944
California, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1980
Whatcom County
Washington, USA

"So Others May Live"

On September 11, 1980 Whidbey SAR H-46 "Firewood One" crashed on Mt. Challenger in the North Cascades of Washington State on a rescue mission to Mt. Redoubt area. Killed were the pilot LCDR Dan Mahoney, CrewChief ADC Thomas Sanders, Swimmer AMS3 Richard Kubal, and Navy Nurse LT Patrick Kidgell and Corpsman HMC Roy Lewis. Copilot LT Rick Wall and Sheriff's Deputy Dustin Hurlburt survived though badly injured.

Plaque in photo on right was placed on mountain at site of the crash. 
 
Burial:
Fern Hill Cemetery
Anacortes
Skagit County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Dan Arnes
Originally Created by: Jean
Record added: Oct 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30248000
CPO Thomas Ray Tommy Sanders
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CPO Thomas Ray Tommy Sanders
Added by: Dan Arnes
 
CPO Thomas Ray Tommy Sanders
Added by: Jean
 
 
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Rest in Peace fellow Whidbey SAR Angel
- Dan Arnes
 Added: Feb. 3, 2013
Rest Peacefully!
- Angela Taylor-Dyal
 Added: Oct. 11, 2012

- Jean
 Added: Oct. 4, 2012
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