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William C. McCool
Birth: Sep. 23, 1961
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2003

United States Astronaut. Served as pilot of the Space Shuttle Columbia. On February 1, 2003, NASA lost all communication and radar contact with the shuttle just minutes before a 9:16AM scheduled landing time. A short time later it was confirmed that the Columbia had broken apart over eastern Texas, and that there were no survivors. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
Grand View Cemetery
Skagit County
Washington, USA
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Feb 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7135426
William C. McCool
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William C. McCool
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William C. McCool
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In remembrance of Willie McCool, a courageous pilot and great American.
- Carol Plessinger-Newlin
 Added: Feb. 1, 2016

- LawBaby
 Added: Feb. 1, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: Feb. 1, 2016
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