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Date: 21 October 1969
Aircraft type: O-2A Skymaster
Serial Number: 68-10975
Military Unit: 21 TASS, 504 TASG
Service: USAF
Home Base: Cam Ranh Bay
1Lt Glenn Richard Cook (KIA)
Maj John Lee Espenshiel (KIA)

A FAC aircraft (call sign Cutie) was controlling an air strike on Viet Cong positions in the hills 25 miles west of Nha Trang when it disappeared. The precise cause of the loss could not be ascertained, as the wreckage was not located by US forces. In December 1988 the Vietnamese returned the remains of Maj Espenshield to the USA. Maj Espenshield was a Phantom pilot serving with the 558th TFS, 12th TFW at Cam Ranh Bay at the time of his death.

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