Name: WO1 Ricardo Wayne Regalado
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.0
Date of Birth: 12/01/1949
Home City: Everett, WA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 69-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-081
Short Summary: On resupply mission. High winds restricted their approach to the same direction. Shot down on 5th approach w/Adam Wilson.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15661
Call sign: Dolphins
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 08/03/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: QUEEN OF HEAVEN CEMETERY, ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/19/1992
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