GUIDRY JULES S

CW2 Jules S Guidry was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/07/1975 at the age of 26.6 from A/C accident
New Orleans, LA
Flight Class 70-45
Date of Birth 02/22/1949
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Teddy A. Adams, TAGCEN Casualty database.

More detail on this person: D/1/10 CAV A/C crashed in a steep ravine near Timber Mountain while attempting to take off from mountain with all unit IP's, ASO, and commander at Ft. Carson. Killed on this helicopter were:

CW2 Phillip A. Jones [PP]
CW2 Jules S. Guidry
CW2 Steven D. Hodge
CW3 Norman B. Lowe
SP4 Jeff B. Patterson
6 injured

The aircraft was heavy but not over gross. I served on the accident investigation as maintenance officer. The cause was pilot error not Jules. An IP continued a flight that should have been abandoned.

From: Teddy A. Adams

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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Date posted on this site: 09/19/2018


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