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Name: WO1 Gediminas Just Eidukaitis
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/19/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.6
Date of Birth: 10/28/1939
Home City: Cleveland, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-5W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20E-041
Short Summary: Killed with Michael A. Kight during a flyby at Soc Trang AAF - mid-air.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13521
Call sign: GOLD 2
Service number: W3153123
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 06/18/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 02/21/1994

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