Name: WO1 George Francis Barry, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/23/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 09/26/1946
Home City: Dorchester, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-3/69-49
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-083
Short Summary: South of Khe San. Took RPG through the tail boom. Entire crew killed.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15628
Call sign: Lancers
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
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: 05/05/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
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: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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