Name: 1LT Lawrence Vick Beattys
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/04/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.0
Date of Birth: 12/23/1944
Home City: Louisville, KY
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: E/82 ARTY 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-6
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 35W-032
Short Summary: Near Cu Chi
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07856
Service number: O5234456
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1193 = 11 Field Artillery Unit Commander
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: 06/29/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: ZACHARY TAYLOR NATIONAL CEM, LOUISVILLE, KY
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
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