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Name: WO1 Albert B. Crouch
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/18/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 12/06/1948
Home City: Numa, IA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/7/1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-31/69-29
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-060
Short Summary: One round in the head on an insertion that got Antonelli, Grebby, Clarke, and Losinski DFC's.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16680
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 04/30/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Kien Hoa Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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 06/30/2002

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