Name: 1LT Jimmy Wayne Crisp
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/05/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 01/28/1946
Home City: Menard, TX
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 116 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-24
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23W-071
Short Summary: Shot down while supporting elements of 25 Inf Div. A/C landed safely and crew shot on ground.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00552
Call sign: Stinger 96
Service number: O5258240
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/03/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FT SAM HOUSTON NAT CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO TX
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: officer
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