Name: CW3 Ferman Bobby Hodges
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/28/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 37.5
Date of Birth: 05/10/1932
Home City: Gardendale, AL
Service: AV branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 15 MED BN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 17W-128
Short Summary: A/C accident just before deros.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 64-13746
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
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: 12/18/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 22
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: MONCRIEF CEMETERY, GARDENDALE, AL
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
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