Ferrell, Charles Elton, CPT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1966 - 1969



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Casualty Info
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Last Address

Casualty Date
Dec 06, 1969
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Kontum (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Bliss National Cemetery - Fort Bliss, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
15W 032

 Official Badges 

1st Aviation Brigade

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Artillery) Fort Sill, OK52nd Aviation Battalion1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1967, 0006, Officer Candidate School (Artillery) Fort Sill, OK
  1969-1969, 1981, 52nd Aviation Battalion/57th Aviation Company
  1969-1969, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
iCaptain Charles Ferrell was trained with the Field Artillery OCS Class 20B-67 at Fort Sill Oklahoma.and with Flight class: 68-14/68-22 .

On 6 December 1969, he was the pilot of UH-1D helicopter (#68-15246 ) carrying Colonel George L. Miller, Senior Advisor to the 24th Special Tactical Zone and the Vietnamese Commanding Officer of the 24th Special Tactical Zone on a tour of the combat area. While taking off from a fire base the aircraft was hit by small arms fire, resulting in loss of power at a low altitude above thick jungle canopy. The crash killed all on board.

Captain Ferrell was interred in Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, Plot: Section I Site 632.
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