C.C. Williams

Clifton Curtis 'C.C.' Williams (September 26, 1932 - October 5, 1967) was a NASA astronaut and United States Marine Corps Major (United States) who was killed after a mechanical failure caused the flight controls in a T-38 he was piloting to stop responding. The aircraft crashed in Florida near Tallahassee.



Other occupation: Test Pilot

Rank: Major (United States), United States Marine Corps

Selection: 1963 NASA Group

Missions: Died Before Flights, Major Williams was Remembered by Fellow astronauts as a fourth star present on the Apollo 12 Mission Patch.

He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


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*Thomas "Ken" Mattingly      *Clifton Curtis 'C.C.' Williams    *Henry "Hank" Hartsfield                    *James Shelton Voss            *Nancy Jan Davis                     *Kathryn Ryan Cordell Thornton




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