Name: MAJ Charles Edward Sauer
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/07/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 31.9
Date of Birth: 08/10/1935
Home City: Fairfield, CT
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 187 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23E-031
Short Summary: Crashed due to hostile action vicinity nui ba dinh near Tay Ninh w/ thomas albert derosier. abe says door came off track & into blades
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-00931
Service number: O83780
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: passenger
Started Tour: 02/24/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: OAKLAWN CEMETERY, FAIRFIELD, CT
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 07/28/1994
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