Name: MAJ Charles L. Kelly
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/01/1964 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 39.2
Date of Birth: 04/10/1925
Home City: Warm Springs, GA
Service: MS branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 57 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 54-J
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-057
Short Summary: CP O3 ANDERSON CE E3 PICKSTONE survived. On a mission to pick up a slightly wounded Special Forces soldier.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08591
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: O70399
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 16
Location: Unknown Province
Additional information about this casualty:
Graduated flight school at Ft. Sill, OK 2 Oct 54.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: SCREVEN COUNTY MEMORIAL CEMETERY, SYLVANIA, GA
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 12/10/2005
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