|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1959|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 1980|
"So Others May Live"
On September 11, 1980 Whidbey SAR H-46 "Firewood One" crashed on Mt. Challenger in the North Cascades of Washington State on a rescue mission to Mt. Redoubt area. Killed were the pilot LCDR Dan Mahoney, CrewChief ADC Thomas Sanders, Swimmer AMS3 Richard Kubal, and Navy Nurse LT Patrick Kidgell and Corpsman HMC Roy Lewis. Copilot LT Rick Wall and Sheriff's Deputy Dustin Hurlburt survived though badly injured.
Plaque in photo to the right was mounted in the mountains at crash site.
AMS3 US NAVY
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Plot: Section U Site 384
Maintained by: Dan Arnes
Originally Created by: Janice Hollandsworth
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
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