Name: WO1 Jimmie Floyd Nabours
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/26/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Died 4 days later on 06/30/1970.
Age at death: 26.5
Date of Birth: 01/08/1944
Home City: Deming, NM
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-33/69-31
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-106
Short Summary: Lost tail rotor and crashed inverted 6/26/70 and died four days later of head injuries. Other pilot survived.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15821
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 01/04/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XU759454
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
Burial information: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, DEMING, NM
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: warrant officer
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