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Name: WO1 James Leo Darcy
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/06/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 02/28/1945
Home City: Helena, MT
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 128 AHC, 9 INF
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-19
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 17E-111
Short Summary: Lift link failed causing transmission to seize which caused a crash during Junction City with CPT Richard Newton.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13744
Call sign: TOMAHAWKS
Service number: W3154786
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 162B
Primary cause: A/C Accident MN
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/11/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994

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