John T. Baggs, Major, USAF (Retired)

March 17, 1938 – November 11, 1976

MAJ John T. Baggs was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/11/1976 at the age of 38.7

Beverly, NJ

Date of Birth 03/17/1938

Served in the U.S. Air Force

Served in Vietnam with 20 HS 14 ACW in 65-66

Call sign in Vietnam PONY EXPRESS

This information was provided by L10806 John Bradford

More detail on this person: Passed away prior to Frank Kelley and Frank who passed in 2009. John Baggs was CP in H-3 flown by Frank Kelley that rescued John Bradford and others from A Shau SF Camp on 9 March 1966.

John T Baggs Jr died on November 11, 1976 at 38 years old. He was buried in Beverly National Cemetery Section M Site 1469, Beverly, New Jersey . He was born on March 17, 1938. There is no information about John’s family.

MAJ Baggs was killed when the U.S. Air Force O-2 observation airplane he was flying crashed in 10 feet of water on a training mission in Mississippi. An article about the crash is in the Biloxi, MS Sun Harold on page 1 for 12 November 1976.

Burial information: Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, NJ

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