Larry Cunningham

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bullet9 October 1967 -
Lcdr George Cagle/Lt(jg) Jerry Smith/ADJ2 George Armstrong/AXAN Alan Nobles make an unopposed, open sea rescue of Lt(jg) Laurence Cunningham, an A-4E pilot from VA-164 flying off the USS Oriskany (CVA-34). His Skyhawk (BuNo 152085) was hit while attacking a pontoon bridge at Nao Quan in NVN. The engine flamed out as he was going "feet wet" and after several restart attempts he ejected passing through 3,000 feet.

Created: 05/10/13