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



651106   HMM-161     Vietnam

Incident Date 651106 HMM-161 UH-34D Grnd Incident Maintenance Accident

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Antonelly, Charles Joseph Cpl Maint HMM-161 MAG-16 651106 (vvm 03E:023)


ANTONELLY CHARLES JOSEPH : 2015790 : USMC : CPL : E4 : 6481 : 20 : 19450531 : PHILADELPHIA : PA : 19651106 : Ground Accident : Tow Crew : body recovered : Thua Thien (Hue Phu Bai) : 19450531 : Cauc : Roman Catholic/married : 03E : 023 : Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, NJ


Personal Narrative:
Helicopter was being towed with a fuel/oil truck. Antonelly was told to sit in the helo, and ride the brakes. He somehow fell out and was run almost over by the right main gear of the H-34. He died of his injuries.
Submitted by Dan Gordon, crew chief, HMM-161

Personal Information:

Born May 31,1945; Died Nov 6, 1965
Submitted by Joe Mikus, Friend of Charles Joseph Antonelly

Cpl Charles Joseph Antonelly:

http://www.virtualwall.org/da/AntonellyCJ01a.htm


Submitted by MGySgt George Curtis, Popasmoke Admin

Cpl Charles Joseph Antonelly:

http://www.virtualwall.org/da/AntonellyCJ01a.htm




Submitted by MGySgt George Curtis, Popasmoke Admin


USMC/COMBAT HELICOPTER & TILTROTOR ASSOCIATION