Name: CPT George Hartwell Adams
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/12/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 10/30/1946
Home City: Binghamton, NY
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12W-126
Short Summary: Push-pull tubes & controls shot out by ground fire while on "sniffer" mission west of An Loc on last day before standdown to out process
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16387
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1204 = 12 Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 04/30/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: BAILEY ISLAND CEMETERY, BAILEY ISLAND, ME
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
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