Name: CPT George Dare Carr
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/18/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.0
Date of Birth: 06/29/1939
Home City: Corpus Christi, TX
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 282 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-18/68-28
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 22W-073
Short Summary: Went inverted leaving LZ after pilot WO1 Gary Salanitro hit in the head.
Service number: O5426375
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: 12/13/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: SEASIDE MEM PARK, CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
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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