Name: MAJ Holly Gene Bell (posthumously promoted)
Status: Remains were returned on 12/15/88 from an incident on 01/28/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 33.1
Date of Birth: 01/05/1937
Home City: Beaumont, TX
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Air Force.
Unit: 40 ARRS
Flight class: 64H
Service: U.S. Air Force.
The Wall location: 14W-073
Short Summary: In North Vietnam by MIG air to air missile-no survivors. Ted Cochran has a audio tape of event. See Leeser. Remains 12/15/88.
Aircraft: HH-53B tail number 66-14434
Country: North Vietnam
Started Tour: 04/16/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 14
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: no religous preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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