Name: WO1 Peter Claus Behrens
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/04/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.0
Date of Birth: 11/28/1944
Home City: Newburg, MO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 2/17 ART
Major organization: 1st Field Force
Flight class: 69-45
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06W-105
Short Summary: Crashed because of IFR weather.
Aircraft: OH-58A tail number 68-16803
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 03/03/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Khanh Hoa Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FT LEONARD WOOD POST CEMETERY, MO
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 07/29/1995
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