Name: CPT Ellis Miller Bailey
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/11/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.6
Date of Birth: 03/17/1940
Home City: Itasca, TX
Service: FA branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 187 AHC
Prior Unit: 188 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 27E-087
Short Summary: Aircraft accident. West Point stu # 24024. Also served with the 188 AHC Black Widows.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16474
Service number: O95776
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 04/28/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Gia Dinh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Church of Christ
Burial information: US MILITARY ACADEMY CEMETERY, WEST POINT, NY
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 07/28/1994
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