HUBARD THOMAS CARR JEFFER

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Name: CW2 Thomas Carr Jeffer Hubar
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/07/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 11/06/1945
Home City: Darlington, MD
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 92 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-11/66-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 31E-058
Short Summary: On gun run flew to low to the ground, hit tree and exploded.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15117
Call sign: Side Kick
Service number: W3154033
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: co-pilot
Started Tour: 11/02/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Khanh Hoa Province II Corps.

Additional information about this casualty:
He was a CW2 at the time of his death. He had been in the US for about a year before joining the 92 AHC at Ft. Carson, Colorado and subsequently going to VN with the unit in Nov of 67. He was killed in a night mission after being in country for only a couple of weeks. He was my room mate. Maj. Goodspeed was the AC of that fatal flight. He was the platoon leader. From: James Montgomery

Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 07/27/1996


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