Name: CPT Richard David Hulse (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/23/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.9
Date of Birth: 05/05/1945
Home City: Flagstaff, AZ
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/4/77 ARA 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-8
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12W-035
Short Summary: Aircraft accident. See Pardee.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15602
Service number: O5434346
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 05/30/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FLAGSTAFF CITIZENS CEMETERY, FLAGSTAFF, AZ
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: officer
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