Name: 1LT Strather Franklin Wood
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/18/1971 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 26.8
Date of Birth: 04/26/1944
Home City: Eugene, OR
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Flight class: 70-6
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 05W-119
Short Summary: Aircraft exploded in the air while returning to Marble Mountain with MAJ Wayne Hyatt.
Aircraft: CH-53D tail number 156667
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Started Tour: 01/11/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: no religous preference
Burial information: ETERNAL HILLS MEMORIAL GARDENS, KLAMATH FALLS, OR
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