Name: 1LT Charles Vale
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/03/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.6
Date of Birth: 10/29/1946
Home City: Orlando, FL
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC/2 BDE 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-524/68-44
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23W-060
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17809
Service number: O5352272
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1982 = 19 Airfield Commander
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 04/04/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 02/21/1994
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