HOPES GLENN CHALFANT

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Name: WO1 Glenn Chalfant Hopes
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/27/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Died 2 days later on 12/29/1967.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 08/05/1946
Home City: Waynesburg, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC/2 BDE 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 32E-094
Short Summary: From accident on 11/27/67.
Aircraft: OH-13S tail number 64-15422
Service number: W3157577
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/21/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY, PA
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 04/26/2006


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