Name: CPT Franklin Delano Bryan
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/25/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.8
Date of Birth: 05/03/1946
Home City: Lynn, AL
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/5 CAV, 9 INF
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-18
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 31W-048
Short Summary: Shot down flying scouts near Ben Tre in IV Corps. Crew chief was Tom Grose?
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16478
Service number: O5333869
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: 12/04/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Kien Hoa Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Church of Christ
Burial information: CROSSROADS CH OF CHRIST CEM, LYNN, AL
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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