Name: WO1 Alexander Cameron Brown
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/23/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.7
Date of Birth: 03/29/1949
Home City: East Hartford, CT
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/4 CAV 25 INF
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 69-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-111
Short Summary: On routine patrol about 7 am 5 or 6 miles north of Cu Chi at 1500 ft the main rotor blade separated with CPT Robert Andrew Clements.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15667
Service number: W3162878
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Main Rotor Loss
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/19/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: HILLSIDE CEMETERY, EAST HARTFORD, CT
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 08/20/1995
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