Name: WO1 Eddie Wayne Brown
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/16/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.4
Date of Birth: 06/19/1948
Home City: Jamestown, KY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/3/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-11/68-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 39W-074
Short Summary: Shot down crashed and burned near Trang Bang with Ernest Homer and Jorge Nieves also killed.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07836
Call sign: Kamakaze 10
Service number: W3161383
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/31/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: REXROAT CEM, RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY
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
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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