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Name: CW2 Hal Edward Perry
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/09/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.3
Date of Birth: 11/26/1948
Home City: Winter Park, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 334 AHC, 12 CAG
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13W-100
Short Summary: Lost tail rotor and 90 degree gear box then main rotor at 700 agl while high bird for VR in War Zone C with John P. Woner.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15020
Call sign: PLAYBOY 17 OR 19
Service number: W3160819
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Failure
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 07/11/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single 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: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994

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