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Name: 1LT Charles Richard Anderson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/03/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.6
Date of Birth: 08/02/1946
Home City: Newark, DE
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-22/70-6
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-018
Short Summary: Main rottor hit head at LZ Lolo. AC was CW2 Catzklla class 70-7.
Aircraft: UH-1H
Country: Laos
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 09/08/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD431372
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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
This record was last updated on 07/17/1994

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