WOC George C. Brown was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 08/19/1966 from A/C accident
East Meadow, NY
Flight Classes 67-1 and 66-23
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, Paul Hart, Lee T. Strickland

More detail on this person: Lost control while trying to change seats while solo in a TH-55. Fell out and fell in the area of the Mineral Wells drive-in.

MINERAL WELLS, Tex. (AP) - Officer candidate George C. Brown, 18, was killed Friday when his helicopter crashed on a training flight about a mile west of this North Texas city.

Brown was a student pilot at Army primary helicopter school at Ft. Wolters here and the son of George G. Brown of 7 Hoe Lane, Westbury, N.Y.

State police who investigated the crash said Brown, on a routine training mission, crashed on a rocky, brush covered-hillside just north of U.S. 180.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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