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Name: 1LT William Terry Allen
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/04/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.7
Date of Birth: 03/17/1945
Home City: Enterprise, AL
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/4 AVN 4 INF
Major organization: 4th Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-10
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 31E-032
Short Summary: Automatic weapons fire during "snoopy" people smeller mission S. of Dak To. One survivor.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16587
Service number: O5424276
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1193 = 11 Field Artillery Unit Commander
Primary cause: Shot Down
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/13/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YB772055
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 08/31/1999

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