Name: 2LT Patrick Palmer Calhoun
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/19/1965 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.1
Date of Birth: 03/19/1941
Home City: Columbus, GA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-2
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-104
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08575
Service number: O5320661
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: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Pleiku Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: MOUNT VERNON CEMETERY, MOUNT VERNON, GA
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 11/13/2003
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