Name: 1LT Thal Anthony Brown
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/23/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot Passenger.
Age at death: 29.3
Date of Birth: 05/03/1939
Home City: Oklahoma City, OK
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1 AVN 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 68-2
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 47W-038
Short Summary: Passenger in an OH-6A to investigate an accident of an OH-13S when shot down between Quan Loi and Loc Ninh. Three other pilots on board
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16097
Service number: O5425477
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
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: 05/04/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: WOODLAWN MEMORIAL PARK, MACON, GA
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
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