Name: WO1 Douglas Woodrow Collins
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/21/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.1
Date of Birth: 07/05/1943
Home City: Cusseta, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 68-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 47W-016
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15596
Service number: W3160330
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/01/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Phuoc Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FORT BENNING POST CEMETERY, 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: warrant officer
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