Sullivan, Michael Foley

Michael Foley Sullivan, 1st Lt., USAF (Fallen)
June 26, 1941 – August 11, 1966

UH-1F #63-13145
Eglin AFB, FL
11 August 1966

The Evening Times (Sayre, Penn.)
Fri, Aug 12, 1966, page 1


EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Three New York airmen stationed at Eglin Air Force Base were killed Thursday night when a helicopter crashed during a training flight.

The Air Force identified the victims as Capt. Rollin T. Wheat, 28, Clifton Springs, N.Y., (pilot) 1st Lt. Michael F. Sullivan, 25, North Tarrytown, N.Y., (co-pilot), and SSgt. James E. Armenia, 25, Staten Island, N.Y., (crew chief).

Search operations began when the UH-1F helicopter failed to return from the mission. The wreckage was found a short time later on the Air Force reservation, near Niceville.

The Air Force was investigation the cause of the crash.

Helicopter pilots for the war in Vietnam are trained at Eglin.

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