Name: CW3 Andrew John Elliott
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 06/09/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 09/19/1978.
Age at death: 28.5
Date of Birth: 11/30/1941
Home City: Oakland, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/4 CAV 25 INF
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 69-9/69-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-032
Short Summary: Found 45 days after lost 5 km NNW of Katum SF Camp (Cambodia).
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 68-17359
Call sign: Centaur
Service number: W3165959
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 06/04/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: non-hostile missing - bonified
Length of service: *
Location: Unknown Province
Military grid coordinates of event: XT376955
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
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 11/25/1996
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