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Name: CPT David Carroll Burch
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/03/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 05/14/1944
Home City: Faison, NC
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 191 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-12
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 45W-031
Short Summary: Gun ship shot down while supporting a combat operation near Rach Kien (9th Div. AO) south of Saigon.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00613
Call sign: BOUNTY HUNTER 6
Service number: O5328947
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 12/04/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Long An Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single 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
This record was last updated on 08/02/1997

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