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Name: CW3 John Floyd Hummel
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 03/06/1971 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Declared dead on 11/13/1978.
Age at death: 22.6
Date of Birth: 08/10/1948
Home City: Barstow, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/7/1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-5/70-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-028
Short Summary: In Laos. See Milliner.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15464
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: Laos-BNR-WX
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 06/26/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: non-hostile missing - bonified
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD470410
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
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 05/25/1998

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