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Name: CW2 James Brannah Crockett
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/23/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 32.8
Date of Birth: 06/23/1935
Home City: Albany, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/15 TC 1 CAV
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 67-6
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 51E-037
Aircraft: UH-1B
Service number: W2216976
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 671C = Aircraft Repair Technician, Rotary Wing Rated
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/28/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 14
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 06/20/2009

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