Name: CW2 Charles Garvin Dougan
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/05/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.0
Date of Birth: 02/28/1947
Home City: Graham, MO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 195 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-513/68-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-101
Short Summary: Hit by RPG on gun run in Cambodia west of Quan Loi in and exploded 3 times before impact - bodies recovered later.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 64-14120
Call sign: Thunderchickens
Service number: W3161746
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: RPG
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/15/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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
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