Name: CW2 Nolan Eugene Black
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/30/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.1
Date of Birth: 09/06/1942
Home City: Beloit, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 48 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-505/68-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-003
Short Summary: Hit by RPG and lost portion of tail boom near Bu Prang out of LZ Kate being attacked by 500 NVA with CW2 Maury Hearne, SP4 Canada.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08587
Call sign: Joker
Service number: W3160701
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: RPG
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/22/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Duc Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: FLORAL LAWNS MEMORIAL GARDENS, SOUTH BELOIT, IL
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
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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