Name: WO1 Howard Earl Cramblet
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/12/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.1
Date of Birth: 04/16/1943
Home City: Crescent City, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/5 CAV
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Flight class: 68-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 25W-065
Short Summary: Aircraft exploded in mid-air. Scout pilot.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16672
Service number: W3163278
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Exploded
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/29/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Kien Hoa Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY, CRESCENT CITY, CA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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