Name: WO1 Allen John Dyer
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/17/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.1
Date of Birth: 06/20/1950
Home City: Toledo, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/7/1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-41
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 03W-109
Short Summary: Control tube shot out. Ordinance blew up on impact.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16523
Call sign: Apache
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
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 02/02/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: An Xugen Province IV Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: VQ958923
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 07/25/1998
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