Name: 1LT Joel Warren Sampsell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/16/1970 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 25.4
Date of Birth: 09/13/1944
Home City: San Diego, CA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Flight class: 68-522
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 13W-021
Short Summary: Hit mountain top at night IFR doing blood delivery. Co-pilot for Al De Craene.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 153954
Call sign: Cattle Call
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: A/C Accident WX
Started Tour: 11/17/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO CA
This record was last updated on 06/06/1996
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