Name: WO1 Francis Dominick Alivento
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/08/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 12/20/1946
Home City: New York, NY
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 41 ART GRP
Flight class: 68-517/68-31
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 27W-035
Short Summary: Hit mountain on N. side of Mang Yang pass between An Khe and Pleiku w/ passenger supply CWO Greene. Body found months later by G. Hobby
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16561
Call sign: Hijacker?
Service number: W3163139
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Weather
Started Tour: 12/12/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY, NY
This record was last updated on 08/15/1998
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