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Date: 23 October 1968
Aircraft type: O-2A Skymaster
Serial Number: 68-6883
Military Unit: 20 TASS, 504 TASG
Service: USAF
Home Base: Da Nang
Capt Richard Lyon Edwards (KIA)

About one hour after Maj Reed was killed, Capt Edwards was marking an enemy position for an air strike in support of US Marines about 15 miles south of Da Nang. His aircraft (call sign Lopez 5) was hit by ground fire at 1,500 feet and crashed in flames before he could escape.

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