Name: WO1 Franklin Vance Anderson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/17/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.3
Date of Birth: 01/16/1947
Home City: Portland, OR
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 61E-022
Short Summary: Day VR, hit by B-40 rocket, exploded, wreckage landed in top of trees and burned.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07926
Call sign: Outcasts 3
Service number: W3156402
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: LINCOLN MEMORIAL PARK, PORTLAND, OR
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: warrant officer
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