Name: WO1 Eugene William Caswell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/27/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.4
Date of Birth: 12/20/1939
Home City: Coldwater, MI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 155 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07E-112
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13599
Service number: W3152941
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: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/17/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: KNAUSS CEMETERY, KINDERHOOK, MI
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 07/29/1994
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