Sledge, Lloyd, CDR

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Commander
Last Primary NEC
154X-Aviation Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1983-1986, 154X, VA-52 Knightriders
Service Years
1970 - 1987
Commander
Commander

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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Minden, LA

Date of Passing
Sep 23, 1987
 
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
Died in an Operational Accident on September 23, 1987.

Cdr. Sledge was CO of VA-52 flying off of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70).  His plane, A-6 Intruder had mechanical failure and Cdr. Sledge crashed in the Pacific Ocean.   His body was never recovered, nor was any wreckage found.

Lt.jg Morrison, flying with Cdr. Sledge, ejected safely from the aircraft and survived.

Cdr. Sledge was survived by his wife Betty Jowers Sledge.



If anybody has any more information on Cdr. Sledge, please let me know.
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VA-52 Knightriders
  1983-1986, 154X, VA-52 Knightriders
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