KIA INCIDENT: 19690901 HMH-361 Vietnam

Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons

19690901 HMH-361 Vietnam

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Incident Date 19690901 HMH-361 CH-53A 153282 - Crash

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Wright, Donald Woodson Capt Pilot HMH-361 MAG-16 1969-09-01 (vvm 18W:022)
Marsh, Robert Allen LCpl Crew HMH-361 MAG-16 1969-09-01 (vvm 18W:020)
Hutcheson, George Dewey Sgt Crew HMH-361 MAG-16 1969-09-01 (vvm 18W:020)
Escobedo Jr., Julian LCpl Crew HMH-361 MAG-16 1969-09-01 (vvm 18W:020)
Anderson, Kent Stuart 1stLT Co-Pilot HMH-361 MAG-16 1969-09-01 (vvm 18W:018)

WRIGHT DONALD WOODSON : 239569260 : USMC : CAPT : O3 : 7564 H-53: 30 : BLACK MOUNTAIN : NC : 19690901 : Air Loss Crash Land : AircraftCommander : body recovered : Thua Thien (Hue) :08 : 19390617 : Cauc : Protestant/married : 18W : 022
MARSH ROBERT ALLEN : 088386813 : USMC : LCPL : E3 : 6381 : 20 : BINGHAMTON : NY : 19690901 : Air Loss Crash Land : Crew : body recovered : Thua Thien (Hue) :01 : 19490520 : Cauc : Protestant/married : 18W : 020
HUTCHESON GEORGE DEWEY : 264529659 : USMC : SGT : E5 : 6212 : 27 : PENSACOLA : FL : 19690901 : Air Loss Crash Land : Crew : body recovered : Thua Thien (Hue) :06 : 19411212 : Cauc : Roman Catholic/single : 18W : 020
ESCOBEDO JULIAN JR : 459824585 : USMC : LCPL : E3 : 6321 : 20 : SAN ANTONIO : TX : 19690901 : Air Loss Crash Land : Crew : body NOT recovered : Thua Thien (Hue) : 02 : 19490418 : Cauc : Roman Catholic/single : 18W : 020
ANDERSON KENT STUART : 569540513 : USMCR : 1stLT : O2 : 7564 H-53: 24 : NEWPORT BEACH : CA : 19690901 : Air Loss Crash Land : Copilot : body recovered : Thua Thien (Hue) :04 : 19440915 : Cauc : Protestant/single : 18W : 018

HMH-361 Command Chronology - September 1969

Sept 1969 - During this period an aircraft crashed killing five (5) persons on board. No survivors. Aircraft side number was YN-26, Bureau Number 153282, cause of crash unknown. Tactical aircraft recovery impossible because of the conditions of the wreckage, treacherous terrain and enemy situation. The bodies were recovered by the US Army

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HMH-361 Command Chronology - September 1969

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS:
1 Sep 1969 - Aircraft YN-26, Bureau Number 153282 did not return from Quang Tri.

3 Sep 1969 - Remains of YN-26 found and confirmed. All persons aboard confirmed dead. Crew was CAPT W D WRIGHT, 1/LT K S ANDERSON, SGT G D HUTCHESON, LCPL R A MARSH AND LCPL J ESCOBEDO.

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LOSS COORDINATES

LOSS COORDINATES: 162225 North 1071137 East

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1stLt Kent S. Anderson

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LCpl Julian Escobedo Jr.

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Capt Donald Woodson Wright

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