Name: WO1 Charles Joseph Armstrong
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/24/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.5
Date of Birth: 06/09/1948
Home City: Lutherville, MD
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-114
Short Summary: Mid-air when forming up formation over Long Binh w/ Allen Perkins.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-12863
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/01/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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