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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


From the June-July 1965 issue of SHIPMATE

Tom was lost on April 29, 1965 when the YC-2A Greyhound he was testing crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. He was assigned to Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

He was survived by his parents. (Information from June-July 1965 issue of SHIPMATE.)

Though he body was recovered on May 1st, unable to find a burial location.

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

Class of 1957

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