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Name: CPT Otha Lindsey Poole
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/05/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.6
Date of Birth: 07/08/1944
Home City: Hempstead, TX
Service: MC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 45 MED
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-2
Service: MC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 33W-068
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17167
Call sign: DUSTOFF 13
Service number: O5421450
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 06/28/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Long Khanh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Negro
Religion: Church of Christ
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 09/07/2013

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