Name: 1LT Thomas Edwards Campbell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/21/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.4
Date of Birth: 01/17/1943
Home City: Arcadia, CA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 22E-028
Short Summary: Ground fire during a Ranger Team extraction.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00550
Service number: O5419687
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: pilot
Started Tour: 03/23/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: LIVE OAK MEMORIAL PARK, MONROVIA, CA
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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