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Col Charles Edward “Chuck” Jones

Col Charles Edward “Chuck” Jones

Birth
Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Death 11 Sep 2001 (aged 48)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: unknown
Memorial ID 81966787 · View Source
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Colonel Charles Jones was a United States Air Force officer, a computer programmer, and an astronaut in the USAF Manned Spaceflight Engineer Program.Jones was born in Clinton, Indiana. He graduated from Wichita High School East in 1970 and earned a bachelor of science in astronautical engineering from the United States Air Force Academy in 1974. He entered the USAF Manned Spaceflight Engineer program in 1982, and was scheduled to fly on mission STS-71-B in December 1986, but the mission was cancelled after the Challenger Disaster in January 1986. He left the Manned Spaceflight Engineer program in 1987.

He was killed at the age of 48 in the attacks of September 11, 2001, aboard American Airlines Flight 11. He had been living as a retired US Air Force Colonel in Bedford, Massachusetts, at the time of his death.

At the National 9/11 Memorial, Jones is memorialized at the North Pool, on Panel N-74.


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  • Created by: Papawraith
  • Added: 14 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81966787
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Charles Edward “Chuck” Jones (4 Nov 1952–11 Sep 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81966787, ; Maintained by Papawraith (contributor 46491198) Unknown, who reports a unknown.