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Name: 1LT Hardy Eugene Calloway
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/18/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.6
Date of Birth: 07/30/1942
Home City: Pensacola, FL
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/3/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-18
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 29W-066
Short Summary: Rotor separation, crash and fire.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15580
Service number: O5257138
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 61204
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: door gunner
Started Tour: 02/09/1969
"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
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 08/20/1995

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