Name: WO1 Michael Noble Coryell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/30/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 04/04/1945
Home City: Santa Barbara, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 155 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-12W/65-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11E-130
Short Summary: Shot down while on a resupply mission near Plei Djereng. Crashed in flames. No survivors.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13587
Call sign: STAGECOACH
Service number: W3152771
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/26/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: SANTA BARBARA CEMETERY, SANTA BARBARA, CA
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 11/10/2000
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