Name: CPT Carlos Albert Estrada, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/19/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.9
Date of Birth: 04/08/1942
Home City: Brownsville, TX
Service: regular component of the U.S. Air Force.
Unit: 20 SOS
Service: U.S. Air Force.
The Wall location: 12W-021
Short Summary: Caught fire, entered spin and crashed 8 miles east of Ban Me Thuot with MAJ Clyde Wilson Enderle.
Aircraft: UH-1P tail number 65-07944
Call sign: Void
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 12/03/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Darlac Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: USAF ACADEMY CEMETERY, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
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