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Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons in Vietnam



701030   HMH-463     Vietnam

Incident Date 701030 HMH-463 CH-53D 157133+ Hostile Fire, Crash

[CREW]
McNeil, Bruce Alan Sgt Crew HMH-463 MAG-16 701030 (vvm 06W:029)

[PASSENGERS]
Burdette, Clifford Gerald LCpl Passenger SubUnit1/1stANGLICO 3rdMAF 701030 (vvm 06W:028)


BURDETTE CLIFFORD GERALD : 270505698 : USMC : LCPL : E3 : 2533 : 20 : HURRICANE : WV : 19701030 : hostile, crash, land : Passenger : body recovered : Quang Nam : 01 : 19500830 : Cauc : Protestant/single : 06W : 028

MCNEIL BRUCE ALAN : 439744742 : USMC : SGT : E5 : 6123 : 21 : METAIRIE : LA : 19701030 : hostile, crash, land : Crew : body recovered : Quang Nam : 03 : 19490702 : Cauc : Protestant/single : 06W : 029


Personal Narrative:
I was a crewmember on that ill-fated flight on 30 October 1970. If the family of either Marine needs or desires more information, I will do my best to provide whatever information I am able to recall.



Submitted by T. (Tom) W. Wasden, Sr. MSGT USMC (Ret), Air Crewman (Left Gun)


USMC/COMBAT HELICOPTER & TILTROTOR ASSOCIATION