James Wiley '54
Date of birth: August 21, 1932
Date of death: February 22, 1959
From the 1954 Lucky Bag:
Jim was lost when his F2H-4 Banshee crashed near NAS Moffett Field, California on February 22, 1959. He was ferrying one of two aircraft in rain and fog.
He was survived by his wife and has a memory marker in California.
Photos of the crash site are on Flickr, and a video of a hike to and around the crash site is posted on YouTube.
Believe he was a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 114 based on this comment that said he was a member of Air Wing 11; VF-114 is the only squadron of CVW-11 that flew the Banshee.
Class of 1954
James is one of 37 members of the Class of 1954 on Virtual Memorial Hall.
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