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Sgt Leonard Avery Lynam
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1929
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1958
Bridgeport
Wise County
Texas, USA

Technical Sergeant, U.S. Air Force.

T/Sgt. Lynam was a Flight Engineer aboard
U.S. Air Force C-124C Globemaster II
transport #52-981A, flying from Hill Air
Force Base in Utah, to Carswell Air Force
Base near Fort Worth, Texas.

While at 6,000 feet over Bridgeport, Texas,
it collided with C-119C Flying Boxcar
transport #49-195 that had departed
Carswell with three aboard.
The C-119 was flying at the incorrect altitude.
Both aircraft crashed onto farmland near
Bridgeport, claiming the lives of all fifteen
on the C-124 and the three on the C-119.

Son of Dwight B. and Lola M. Lynam.


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Burial:
White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery
Troy
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Feb 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104939239
Sgt Leonard Avery Lynam
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