Name: CPT Donald Woodson Wright
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/01/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 30.2
Date of Birth: 06/17/1939
Home City: Black Mountain, NC
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 18W-022
Aircraft: CH-53A tail number 153282
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7564 = Pilot CH-53A/D Qualified
Started Tour: 08/01/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
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: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MOUNTAIN VIEW MEMORIAL PARK, BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC
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