CAMPBELL THOMAS EUGENE

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Name: CPT Thomas Eugene Campbell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/28/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 11/01/1944
Home City: Lawton, OK
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 192 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-14
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 17W-126
Short Summary: Gunship flew into a mountain at night while covering the extraction of C Company 75 Rangers. With John P. Wright.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15075
Call sign: Tiber Sharks
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/19/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Thuan Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: FORT SILL POST CEMETERY, LAWTON, OK
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 07/25/1998


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