Name: CPT Hubert F. Brinson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/05/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.4
Date of Birth: 08/08/1941
Home City: Statesboro, GA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 162 AHC, 164 CAG
Prior Unit: 214 CAB 69
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-4/68-44
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 15W-128
Short Summary: Frank was hit in the throat by a single round while covering a defoliation mission. Died before the crew could get him medical help.
Aircraft: UH-1C
Call sign: COPPERHEAD 36
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 05/06/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Phong Dinh Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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: officer
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