Name: WO1 David Martin Allen
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/10/1970 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 20.2
Date of Birth: 07/15/1950
Home City: Warner Robins, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/2/17 CAV 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-9/70-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07W-122
Short Summary: Hit the ground on a low level pass and crashed.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15161
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: fixed wing aircraft
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 08/02/1970
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: MAGNOLIA PARK CEMETERY, WARNER ROBINS, GA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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