Name: CPT Eddie Molino, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/10/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.1
Date of Birth: 04/21/1945
Home City: Fallon, NV
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/7/1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-36
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-014
Short Summary: Flying C&C when Huey lost a main rotor blade.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16599
Call sign: Comanche 3
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/01/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: American Indian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: CHURCHILL COUNTY CEMETERY, FALLON, NV
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 09/04/1998
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