Name: 1LT Peter Evan Day
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/27/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.8
Date of Birth: 07/28/1941
Home City: Modesto, CA
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 116 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20E-128
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-00983
Service number: O5419854
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
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: 04/30/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: LAKEWOOD MEMORIAL PARK, MODESTO, CA
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: officer
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