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Name: MAJ Charles Clifton Jones
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/01/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 32.3
Date of Birth: 01/16/1935
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Service: EN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 335 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19E-006
Short Summary: Mid-air collision between #1 & #2 A/C in formation flight enroute to pick up troops in LZ with Brockwell, Legg, & Andrews
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-01159
Service number: O92205
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 03/01/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/23/2002

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