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Name: CPT Cary Francis Mc Afee
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/14/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.4
Date of Birth: 04/22/1938
Home City: Hillsboro, OH
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 44W-058
Short Summary: Hit by .51 cal lifting aerorifle platoon into div CG crash site. Copilot successfully diverted to Loc Ninh.
Aircraft: UH-1H
Call sign: CLOWN 6
Service number: O5318535
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 61204
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 04/02/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Binh Long Province III 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 05/25/1998

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