CROSBY ARTHUR ALLEN JR

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Name: WO1 Arthur Allen Crosby, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/01/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.4
Date of Birth: 10/17/1946
Home City: Guilford, CT
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC/1 BDE 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-509/68-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 30W-001
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16033
Service number: W3159811
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/20/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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