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Name: 1LT James Allen Carr
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/27/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.9
Date of Birth: 08/23/1946
Home City: Dublin, OH
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 57 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-22
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-055
Short Summary: Crashed on surveillance approach into Kontum at night in bad weather. Suspect wrong altitude.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17800
Service number: O5258501
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: pilot
Started Tour: 03/03/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995

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