Name: CPT Richard Thomas Priddy
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/23/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.0
Date of Birth: 06/08/1942
Home City: Jacksonville, FL
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Major organization: 1st Field Force
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-087
Short Summary: Badly burned in shoot down. Died about three days later in Okinawa as a result of an aircraft accident in Vietnam.
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 4823 = 48 Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 01/17/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Thuan Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 07/28/1990

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