CUNNINGHAM NORMAN NORTHRO
Name: MAJ Norman Northro Cunningham
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/24/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.9
Date of Birth: 10/24/1937
Home City: Van Nuys, CA
Service: AR branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 67-26
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-004
Short Summary: While the aeroscout platoon leader, he went out in an Air Force FAC fixed wing and crashed.
Service number: O93648
Country: South Vietnam
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: fixed wing aircraft
Position in vehicle: observer
Started Tour: 03/16/1968
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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: officer
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