Name: 1LT Phillip Don Childers
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/28/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.2
Date of Birth: 03/25/1941
Home City: Florence, AL
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AML
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-2
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-125
Short Summary: Mid-air near Bien Hoa and III Corps soccer field with 63-8594.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08592
Service number: O96831
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/19/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: MARIETTA NATIONAL CEMETERY, MARIETTA, GA
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 07/29/1994
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