Name: CW3 Dennis Clark Hamilton
Status: Remains were returned on 2006 from an incident on 01/05/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Declared dead on 01/08/1979.
Age at death: 21.7
Date of Birth: 05/04/1946
Home City: Barnes City, IA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 176 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 33E-049
Short Summary: Shot down by 33 mm at 300 ft crashed and burned.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-01172
Primary cause: LAOS-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: crew chief
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 06/11/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - bonified
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD687047
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA (GROUP)
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
This record was last updated on 07/19/1992
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