Name: 1LT Jack Lawrence Bagley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/27/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 11/07/1945
Home City: Marshfield, MO
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC, 164 CAG
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-50
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06W-024
Short Summary: Hit tree on night "Fire Fly" mission, crashed and burned. P O3 HARDT & CE E5 ZORC survived.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 69-15142
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 04/06/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Ba Xugen Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: REED CATH CEM, WEBSTER CO, MO
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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