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Richard Allan "Rick" Kubal
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1959
Death: Sep. 11, 1980
Whatcom County
Washington, USA

"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. 
 
Inscription:
AMS3 US NAVY
 
Burial:
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section U Site 384
 
Maintained by: Dan Arnes
Originally Created by: Janice Hollandsworth
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73743208
Richard Allan Rick Kubal
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Richard Allan Rick Kubal
Added by: Dan Arnes
 
Richard Allan Rick Kubal
Added by: Lleeah
 
 
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- Lleeah
 Added: Sep. 15, 2016
Rest in Peace fellow Whidbey SAR Angel
- Dan Arnes
 Added: Feb. 3, 2013
Rest Peacefully!
- Angela Taylor-Dyal
 Added: Oct. 11, 2012
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