Name: 1LT Haron Lee Brown II
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/14/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.9
Date of Birth: 01/10/1943
Home City: Huntington, WV
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 240 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 66-22
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 31E-090
Short Summary: Transmission failure while supporting operation Claymoth Falls in Boa Loc Pass. All KIA.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16211
Service number: O5229364
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: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 02/23/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Binh Thuan Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: WOODMERE MEMORIAL PARK, HUNTINGTON, WV
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: officer
This record was last updated on 12/10/1995
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