Charles Ronald Barnes Missing in action, Vietnam, March 16, 1969

Charles Ronald Barnes


Unit: 210th Aviation Battalion

Date of Birth: 21-Aug-42
Date of Death: 16-Mar-69
City: Fullerton
State: PA

Notes: Captain Barnes was a member of 210th Aviation Battalion, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. On March 16, 1969, he was the pilot of a Beech Ute Utility Aircraft (U-21) making a routine flight to Hue, South Vietnam. It ran into bad weather and contact was lost when the aircraft was about one kilometer west of Truoi Mountain, Quang Nam Province. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

Did you know Charles Ronald Barnes? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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