Name: WO1 Christopher Dutcher Lucci (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/18/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.1
Date of Birth: 08/13/1940
Home City: Sarasota, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 498 MED
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 43W-029
Short Summary: Located at qui nhon camp lane. ground casualty. MOS 062b
Service number: W3157839
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Compliment cause: unknown or not reported
Started Tour: 01/11/1968
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 10
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: drowned or suffocated
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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