Fleming, Richard Alan, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 14th Air Commando Wing
Service Years
1964 - 1969
Captain

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Johnson City, IL
Last Address
Nha Trang AB, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Jan 17, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Barham Cemetery - Marion, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34W 023

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 Unit Assignments
20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets14th Air Commando Wing
  1968-1969, 20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets
  1968-1969, 14th Air Commando Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War
  1968-1969 Non-operation sorties/Reconnaissance missions over Laos
 My Aircraft/Missiles
HH-3/CH-3E  Jolly Green Giant  
  1968-1969, HH-3/CH-3E Jolly Green Giant
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lost while defending a TACAN site Northern Laos. MAJ Walter W. Martin, Pilot, 20TH SOS CAPT Richard A. Fleming, Co-pilot, 20TH SOS SSGT Albert J. Davis, Flight Engineer, 20TH SOS LTC Wayne Franklin Bolton, USAF, passenger TSGT George Albert Kurtyka, USAF, passenger TSGT Juan Arturo Maldonado , USAF, passenger Two crew chiefs and one passenger survived and were transferred to Clark AFB (Philippines) for hospitalization. See also: http://www.flyarmy.org/incident/69011717.HTM
   
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