Name: CPT Sylvan Keith Bradley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/10/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 28.5
Date of Birth: 04/26/1938
Home City: Irondale, MO
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 62-8
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12E-049
Short Summary: Hit by a B-40 rocket during transition near Lai Khe.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-12906
Call sign: Mustang 3
Service number: O5513621
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
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: 09/02/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: BIG RIVER CEMETERY, IRONDALE, MO
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
This record was last updated on 07/21/2001
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