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In 1954, Vylander held the rank of Major, and he was the pilot of the Vixen 03. He died when the Vixen 03 crashed soon after taking off from NAS Buckley. In 1988, his body was discovered in the sunken wreck of the Vixen 03 by a NUMA expedition led by Dirk Pitt.