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 Elliot McKay See, Jr

Elliot McKay See, Jr

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Feb 1966 (aged 38)
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 4, Lot 208, Grid T-9
Memorial ID 2723 · View Source
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Astronaut. Born in Dallas, Texas, he was a former US Navy Commander Aviator and a experimental test pilot for the General Electric Company. From 1956 to 1962, he served as project pilot of J79-8 engine development program in connection with F4H aircraft. In September 1962, he was selected by NASA as an Astronaut pilot of the backup crew for the Gemini 5 flight and the command pilot for the Gemini 9 flight. On February 28, 1966, during an instrument landing approach flight at McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's St. Louis plant, he with Major Charles A. Bassett, were killed in the crash of their T-38 jet.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Texas
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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2723
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elliot McKay See, Jr (23 Jul 1927–28 Feb 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2723, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .