Rockland, MA. – December 6, 1969

Rockland, Massachusetts – December 6, 1969

 

T-33 Trainer Jet
U.S. Air Force Photo

     On December 6, 1969, a T-33 trainer jet took off from the South Weymouth Naval Air Station for a routine training flight.  While over  Rockland, the jet was seen to go into a tailspin and crash in a wooded area.  Both men aboard were killed instantly. 

     They were identified as:

     Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel George G. Cusack, 38, executive officer of the Marine Air Reserve Attack Squadron 322.  He was survived by a wife and five children.

     Marine Corps Captain Alan B. Holbrook of Wellesley Hills, Mass.       

     Source:

     Hampton Union, Obituary for George G. Cusack, December 10, 1969

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