Name: CPT Donald Ray Bryant
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/27/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 31.0
Date of Birth: 06/15/1935
Home City: Springfield, OH
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 161 AVN
Major organization: other
Flight class: 61-6Q
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08E-100
Short Summary: Mid-air over Tuy Hoa North with Jerry Wayne McNabb.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 64-14047
Call sign: Pelicans
Service number: OF102480
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Compliment cause: weapons
Started Tour: 11/29/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 06/06/1996
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