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Date: 19 June 1969
Aircraft type: O-2A Skymaster
Serial Number: 68-6869
Military Unit: 19 TASS, 504 TASG
Service: USAF
Home Base: Bien Hoa
Capt James Dean Hoag (KIA)
1Lt George Richard Dover (USMC) (KIA)

Capt Hoag and his Marine Corps observer, 1Lt Dover, were killed while on a FAC mission near Lang Phuoc Hai, 15 miles northeast of Vung Tau. They were controlling an air strike on Viet Cong rocket and mortar launching sites when their O-2’s tail was blown off by ground fire. Both men died when the aircraft (call sign Kenny) crashed before they could bail out.

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