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Name: 1LT Michael Joseph Tunney
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/06/1962 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 27.0
Date of Birth: 10/12/1935
Home City: Alexandria, LA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-163
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 01E-013
Short Summary: Died of injuries when HUS crashed due to mechanical failure while flying as SAR for a 20-plane lift. First SHUFLY deaths.
Aircraft: UH-34D tail number 145790
Service number: 081580
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7331 = Pilot VME (Prop)
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
This record was last updated on 07/27/1998

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