Name: WO1 Howard Duncan Bennett
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/03/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 06/13/1942
Home City: Hollywood, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 1 BDE 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 37E-003
Short Summary: Shot down near Quon Loi. Died from fragment wounds and burns.
Aircraft: OH-13S tail number 64-15381
Call sign: Owl
Service number: W3156732
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Compliment cause: weapons
Started Tour: 08/11/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: FOREST LAWN WEST CEMETERY, CHARLOTTE, NC
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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