WRIGHT RICHARD JOHN

Name: CW2 Richard John Wright
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/08/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.8
Date of Birth: 04/20/1941
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 183 RAC
Major organization: other
Flight class: RWQC66
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 15E-010
Short Summary: In South Vietnam as pilot of a fixed wing
Service number: W3152094
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 061B
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/05/1966
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FT SAM HOUSTON NAT CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO TX
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994


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