Name: CW2 Hugh Campbell Galbraith
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/24/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 34.0
Date of Birth: 07/23/1932
Home City: Clarksville, TN
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/501 AVN, 145 CAB
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-2
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09E-067
Short Summary: Rotor blade struck tied down rotor on parked A/C.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13712
Service number: W3151333
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/09/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 06/28/1991
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