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== Loss ==
 
== Loss ==
Tom and Commander [https://usnamemorialhall.org/index.php/MURDOCH_M._MCLEOD,_CDR,_USN Murdoch M. McLeod] were lost on April 29, 1965 when the YC-2A Greyhound they were testing [https://www.newenglandaviationhistory.com/tag/missing-aircraft-new-england/ crashed in the Atlantic Ocean]. They were both assigned to the Patuxent River Naval Station; their bodies were recovered on May 1st.
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Tom was lost on April 29, 1965 when the YC-2A Greyhound he was testing [https://www.newenglandaviationhistory.com/tag/missing-aircraft-new-england/ crashed in the Atlantic Ocean]. He was assigned to the Patuxent River Naval Station. Though he body was recovered on May 1st, unable to find a burial location.
  
Unable to find a burial location.
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== Related Articles ==
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[[MURDOCH M. MCLEOD, CDR, USN|Murdoch McLeod '47]] was the other pilot aboard and was also lost.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:44, 3 September 2018

Thomas Eades '57

Date of birth: June 10, 1934

Date of death: April 29, 1965

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1957 Lucky Bag:

5th Battalion Winter Leadership

Loss

Tom was lost on April 29, 1965 when the YC-2A Greyhound he was testing crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. He was assigned to the Patuxent River Naval Station. Though he body was recovered on May 1st, unable to find a burial location.

Related Articles

Murdoch McLeod '47 was the other pilot aboard and was also lost.


Class of 1957

Thomas is one of 38 members of the Class of 1957 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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