Name: WO1 Edward L. Bush
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/20/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.0
Date of Birth: 03/12/1943
Home City: Wichita, KS
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 57 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-13
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16E-119
Short Summary: Accident.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-10043
Service number: W3154136
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/29/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Jehovah's Witnesses
Burial information: MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY, WICHITA, KS
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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