Name: MAJ William Joseph Goodsell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/16/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 37.1
Date of Birth: 05/07/1929
Home City: Seattle, WA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 08E-051
Short Summary: Won Navy Cross for actions at Hill 488 rescuing a recon team (operation "Kansas").
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 151871
Service number: 055282
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7335 = Pilot HMH
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 18
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: EVERGREEN-WASHELLI MEMORIAL PK, SEATTLE, WA
This record was last updated on 02/22/1994
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
Copyright © 1998 - 2017 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association