Name: WO1 Howard D. Anderson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/27/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 20.3
Date of Birth: 09/19/1947
Home City: Marathon Shores, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/4 CAV
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 32E-067
Short Summary: M/R severed by M-79 round on UH-1B gunship at Cu Chi at 50 ft.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 65-09468
Service number: W3157252
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: M-79 Round
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/17/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: CHARLOTTE HARBOR CEMETERY, PUNTA GORDA, FL
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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