Name: WO1 Paul L. Berry
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/10/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.5
Date of Birth: 07/09/1946
Home City: Melbourne, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 2 BDE 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 34E-014
Short Summary: On night take off hit barb wire fence at pol at LZ uplift.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16966
Service number: W3156412
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/06/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FOUNTAINHEAD MEMORIAL PARK, PALM BAY, FL
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
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