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BRlang

RIP Frank

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BRlang   
BRlang

On this day in 1970 we lost a running buddy. Frank Wilson was a loadmaster in 776th. Hit a mountain departing Taipei. Frank was part of our posse. Fun guy and everybody loved Frank. 

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Casey   
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16 hours ago, BRlang said:

On this day in 1970 we lost a running buddy. Frank Wilson was a loadmaster in 776th. Hit a mountain departing Taipei. Frank was part of our posse. Fun guy and everybody loved Frank. 

Thanks for sharing your memory with us.  Judging by the fact that you mentioned him here forty-seven years later, I am assured that he was well loved.  Cheers to Frank Wilson, may he rest in peace and know that he made a lasting, positive impression on those that knew him.

--Casey

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He was assigned to the same barracks room as me at CCK, but don't think I ever saw him there. One of us was always gone TDY.

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Frank hung out with about 5 of us. We called it the posse.  I remember the day he didn't come home. Seems like it took forever for them to find the plane. Routine flight that had a tragic ending. Jim, I remember you. Can you post a photo of your CCK days.....I know what you mean about the TDYs. My roomie was always there as he was grounded by the OSI....

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