Name: CW2 Edward Thomson Davis, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/26/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.5
Date of Birth: 05/13/1948
Home City: Highland, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC, 52 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-513/68-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-124
Short Summary: During last sortie between LZ Tape and LZ Teg, crashed because of bad weather.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15684
Service number: W3161743
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
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: 10/05/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: CALVARY CATHOLIC CEMETERY, SACRAMENTO, CA
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 07/29/1995
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