Click here for more information about this incident

Name: 1LT Carl Joseph Mangold
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/01/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.5
Date of Birth: 02/21/1940
Home City: Castroville, TX
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 197 AHC
Prior Unit: UTT-68 64-65
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-1/63-4
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02E-071
Short Summary: Set over one class at Wolters
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08567
Service number: O5413124
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/30/1964
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 08/20/1995

This information is available on CD-ROM.

Additional information is available on KIAs at

Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.

KIA statistics

Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list

Return to the KIA panel date index

Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023

Copyright © 1998 - 2023 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association