Name: WO1 Ricky Lee Hull
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/09/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.0
Date of Birth: 01/30/1948
Home City: Zanesville, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 121 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 38E-052
Short Summary: Shot down by enemy fire resuppling ARVN outposts in the 42nd DTA. Entire crew died.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number XX-XX782 (this tail number is questionable)
Call sign: TIGER 782
Service number: W3158549
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/12/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Phong Dinh Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
Burial information: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, ZANESVILLE, OH
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
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