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TSgt Raymond M. Litz


March 25, 1965

Alençon, France


On the evening of 25 March 1965, USAF C-130E Hercules 63-7797 of the 779th Troop Carrier Squadron, 317th Wing, Pope Air Force Base, flying for the 464th Troop Carrier Wing at Evreaux, France, hit a high-tension line on a ridge top and crashed near Alençon, France, killing all seven crew.

TSgt Raymond M. Litz was on board as a Combat Controller.

TSgt Raymond M. Litz

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