Name: CPT Charles Daniel Foley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/23/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.5
Date of Birth: 11/29/1943
Home City: Hobbs, NM
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-16
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-084
Short Summary: B-40 rocket in cockpit doing a combat assault with CPT Ellis David Greene in Cambodia.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16300
Call sign: Ghostriders
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/23/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: LOVINGTON CEMETERY, LOVINGTON, NM
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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