William Richard Andrews Missing in Action Vietnam October 5, 1966

William Richard Andrews

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron 

Date of Birth: 9-Jun-37
Date of Death: 5-Oct-66
City: Eugene
State: OR

Notes: Lieutenant Colonel Andrews was a member of the 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Ubon Airfield, Thailand. On October 5, 1966, he was the pilot of a McDonnell Douglas Phantom II Fighter (F-4C) on a strike mission over North Vietnam. His aircraft was in Nghia Lo Province about 40 miles east-northeast of Na San when it was hit by a MiG, and he safely parachuted to the ground but was wounded. His remains were recovered on September 13, 1990. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see: http://taskforceomegainc.org/a018.htm

Did you know William Richard Andrews? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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