Name: WO1 Fred Emery Carrington
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/11/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.1
Date of Birth: 12/22/1944
Home City: Plainfield, IL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/7/1 CAV, 164 CAG
Flight class: 69-39
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14W-125
Short Summary: Flying trail scout west of Moc Hoa, hit by 50 cal A/C exploded in mid-air. Body recovered by diplomatic channels. Nicknamed "Pop"
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07928
Call sign: Dutchmaster
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: First mission.
Started Tour: 01/04/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST MARY IMMACULATE CEM, PLAINFIELD, IL
This record was last updated on 07/16/2002
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