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 Richard Allan “Rick” Kubal

Richard Allan “Rick” Kubal

Birth
Death 11 Sep 1980 (aged 20)
Whatcom County, Washington, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section U Site 384
Memorial ID 73743208 · View Source
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"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.


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AMS3 US NAVY


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  • Maintained by: Dan Arnes
  • Originally Created by: Janice Hollandsworth
  • Added: 22 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73743208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Allan “Rick” Kubal (24 Oct 1959–11 Sep 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73743208, citing Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Dan Arnes (contributor 47630541) .