Name: MAJ John Winfred Goeglein
Status: Remains were returned on 12/21/93 from an incident on 06/30/1970 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 40.0
Date of Birth: 07/10/1930
Home City: Kirkwood, MO
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Air Force.
Unit: 40 ARRS
Service: U.S. Air Force.
The Wall location: 09W-104
Short Summary: Shot down while in hover attempting rescue of downed pilot in Laos. See Schaneberg.
Aircraft: HH-53C tail number 68-08283
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD617617
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: FT LOGAN NATIONAL CEMETERY, DENVER CO
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