Name: 1LT Thomas Lee Burton
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/01/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 02/27/1944
Home City: Oklahoma City, OK
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 31W-099
Short Summary: Crashed in the South China Sea southeast of Hue. The bird was on a test flight after extensive repairs.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 152537
Service number: 095658
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Started Tour: 06/22/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: SUNNY LANE CEMETERY, DEL CITY, OK
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