Name: LJG Edward Norman Letchworth
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 02/27/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.2
Date of Birth: 12/21/1941
Home City: Libby, MT
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Navy.
Unit: HC-1 CVA-31
Service: U.S. Navy.
The Wall location: 15E-106
Short Summary: Blown off USS Bon Homme Richard. See Huie, Zemple, and Sause.
Aircraft: UH-2B tail number 151317
Service number: 692598
Country: North Vietnam
MOS: 1315 = Unrestricted Line Officer (Pilot)
Primary cause: SVN-BNR-OW
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Offshore, Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, WALLA WALLA, WA (IMO)
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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