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Name: CPT Charles B. Jilcott, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/08/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 07/08/1944
Home City: Logansport, IN
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 240 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-4
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 43E-055
Short Summary: Crew chief survived.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00705
Service number: O5419781
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 71981
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Dinh Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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
This record was last updated on 07/30/1997

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