Name: WO1 Carl Patrick Hughes
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/03/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.9
Date of Birth: 10/12/1946
Home City: Savannah, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/158 AHB 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-028
Short Summary: Hit tree crashed and burned departing an LZ with troops.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15537
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
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: 05/21/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: GREENWICH CEMETERY, SAVANNAH, GA
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 07/29/1994
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