Name: WO1 Gary Wayne Doolittle
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/18/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.2
Date of Birth: 08/16/1940
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 54 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-7/68-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 41W-071
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: W3160961
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: pilot
Started Tour: 08/23/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BT246162
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married 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: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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