Name: WO1 Barrett Chamberland Brown
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.8
Date of Birth: 10/19/1948
Home City: Littlerock, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 213 ASHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-515/68-27
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19W-091
Short Summary: A sling loaded Air Force O-1E flew up into aft rotor during left turn causing crash and burn.
Aircraft: CH-47C tail number 68-15824
Service number: W3162947
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100C = Cargo Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 01/06/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Binh Long Province III 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: LOS ANGELES NATIONAL CEMETERY, CA
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 07/28/1994
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