Name: 1LT Richard Woods Meehan
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/08/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 12/01/1942
Home City: Woodsboro, MD
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 65-18
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09E-115
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 65-09546
Service number: O5225362
Country: South Vietnam
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/20/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY, WOODSBORO, MD
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 03/28/1996
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