Dedicated to the Preservation of the
U.S. Air Force Helicopter History
Thomas Allen Bauer, Captain, USAF (Fallen)September 06, 1955 – March 14, 1989
Captain Thomas Allen Bauer served with the 33rd ARRS at Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan and was killed when his HH-3E crashed at sea.
HH-3E #67-14719Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan14 March 1989
HH-3E #67-14719 of the 33rd ARRS at Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan, crashed near Lye Island in 800 feet of water, killing three crewmembers, Capt. Tom Bauer (P), 1st Lt. Mike Hodges (CP) and MSgt. Eliud Torres (FE). Two other crewmembers, Bob Young & Patrick J. Hogan, survived.
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