Name: WO1 James Allen Bullington
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/06/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 11/26/1945
Home City: Santa Rosa, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC, 17 CAG
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-9W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19E-048
Short Summary: Gunship W/ Timothy W. Kearney. Flying cover on LRRP support project Omega S of Dak To took a hit in engine at 150', door gunner survived
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00596
Service number: W3153367
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
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: 08/27/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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 06/26/1999
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