BRYAN BLACKSHEAR M JR
Name: MAJ Blackshear M. Bryan, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/22/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 37.9
Date of Birth: 10/28/1929
Home City: Washington, DC
Service: TC branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: USARV FLT DET
Major organization: other
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26E-111
Short Summary: Transition practicing engine out at Vung Tau. Rolled over on go-around and crashed. Also a Huey IP for USARV Flt Det. USMA#19994.
Service number: O93365
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: fixed wing aircraft
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/30/1966
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: US MILITARY ACADEMY CEMETERY, WEST POINT, NY
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
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