Name: 1LT Michael John Carley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/27/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.7
Date of Birth: 06/17/1939
Home City: Sharon, CT
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 15E-103
Short Summary: Machine gun ground fire while resupplying Marines in Nui Lac Son. The commander CPT James Hippert was wounded in the leg.
Aircraft: UH-34D tail number 148810
Service number: 090140
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7335 = Pilot HMH
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST MARYS CEMETERY, SALISBURY, CT
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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