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Name: WO1 John Michael Andrews
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/01/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.8
Date of Birth: 07/26/1945
Home City: Dayton, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 335 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19E-004
Short Summary: Mid-air between #1 & #2 A/C in route to LZ to pick up troops. Over-lapped rotor blades. W/ Brockwell, Charles C. Jones, Legg.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13738
Service number: W3154972
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: unknown or not reported
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 07/29/1994

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