Name: LT Richard Wendal Homuth
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 05/23/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.4
Date of Birth: 01/06/1937
Home City: Spring Valley, CA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HS-2 CVS-12
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 20E-090
Short Summary: North Vietnam. See Pettis.
Aircraft: SH-3A tail number 148985
Service number: 580172
Country: North Vietnam
MOS: 1310 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: NVN-BNR-OW
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 08
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO CA (IMO)
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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