Name: CPT Charles Ross Williams
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/12/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 29.9
Date of Birth: 08/13/1936
Home City: Forsyth, GA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHD 145 AVN
Major organization: other
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09E-018
Short Summary: Crashed during night takeoff from Navy barge while flying UH-1B gunship for pre-Seawolf river interdictions. H-19 IP at Rucker 64-65.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-12940
Service number: OF105872
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Offshore, Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FORSYTH CEMETERY, FORSYTH, GA
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 07/17/1994
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