Dedicated to the Preservation of the
U.S. Air Force Helicopter History
Richard Carl Fritz, A3C, USAF (Fallen)September 22, 1937 – March 28, 1957
39th Air Rescue Sq Air Force
H-1928 March 1957Ashiya, Japan
The Lincoln Star (Lincoln, NE)Wed, Apr. 03, 1957 page 6
TOKYO (Wednesday) (INS) – The Far East Air Forces Command released the names of three American airmen killed in a helicopter crash on Nationalist China’s Formosa Island last Friday. They were: First Lt. William Roger Hendrickson, of Knoxville, Tenn., A2C Walter Samuel Williams Jr., of Nodaway, IA. and A3C Richard Carl Fritz of Harrisburg, Ill.